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Wilbraham couple makes gift of $1 million to Sister Caritas Center

Chris Maza

SPRINGFIELD – With Mercy Medical Center in the midst of the silent portion of a capital campaign for the Sister Caritas Cancer Center, a Wilbraham couple has come along and made a lot of noise....
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O’Connell Care at Home hosts open houses in Holyoke

HOLYOKE – O’Connell Care at Home, the most complete home health care provider in the Pioneer Valley, recently released the dates of open houses for its recruitment this spring. ...
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Red Cross announces upcoming blood drives

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to become everyday heroes by giving blood in celebration of Red Cross Month this March....
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Addiction film to be screened at HCC

HOLYOKE – An award-winning film about America’s addiction epidemic will be shown at Holyoke Community College (HCC) on March 25 at 11 a.m. in the Leslie Philips Theater in the Fine & Performing Arts building. ...
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Healing Spirit Expo set for April 25

Lori Szepelak

NORTHAMPTON – Regional metaphysical businesses, readers, healing practitioners and authors will converge on April 25 to bring light, hope and love to “A Healing Spirit Expo.” ...
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National Alliance on Mental Illness to offer Spanish course

AGAWAM – The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Western Massachusetts (NAMI-WM) is offering a three-week NAMI Basics education course in Spanish for parents and caregivers of children and teens with mental illness and emotional and behavioral difficulties. ...
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Quilts and Treasures to host brain injury fundraiser

EAST LONGMEADOW – March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. ...
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Misinformation has intensified spread of measles outbreak

George Abraham, M.D., M.P.H. and Sean Palfrey, M.D.

The outbreak has intensified because of the spread of misinformation about vaccines, the refusal of some parents to immunize their children, and complacency developed over the years that has created a lack of understanding about the severity of the disease. ...
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