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Holy Cross Visits Bucknell For Rd. 2 of Patriot League Tournament—Crusaders visit Bison for round 2 of the…

Leather Storrs: What’s in a Name?—“Hey Whitney, you seem a lot peppier, guess…

Fairman Cowan Collegiate Lecture Series to be held at Becker College—Becker College will be hosting The Worcester Regional…

Where Will You WOO? - Week of March 5, 2015—Where will you WOO during the week of…

99 Restaurant and Pub Teams Up with Wachusett Brewery for Horseshoe Ale—Two iconic New England brands are coming together…

Holy Cross Rolls Loyola 62-45, Advance To Round 2—Holy Cross beats Loyola 62-45, visit top seeded…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Why Women Don’t Ask for Help + Engagement Party Etiquette—The etiquette of asking for help and upadated…

Auburn Chamber Presents Eighth Annual Health Care Expo—On Tuesday, March 24, the RI community is…

Simon Malls to Host Easter Bunny in March—Massachusetts, get ready for an eggs-travaganza!

Revolution Unveil New Secondary Kits—The New England Revolution unveiled a new secondary…

 
 
 

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Awards Grants To Worcester Organizations

In 2014 the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awarded nearly $2.9 million to nonprofit organizations in the New England area. Two Worcester based organizations were among  ...

St. Vincent’s Nurses Ratify Three Year Contract to Improve Staffing Levels

On Monday, the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) and National Nurses United (NNU) announced that registered nurses at St. Vincent's Hospital in Worcester voted to...

Worcester Public Health Officials to Give Update on Community Health Plan

On Wednesday, the Worcester Division of Public Health will present its an annual report on the progress of the Greater Worcester Community Health Improvement Plan ...

10 Tips to Finally Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is tough.  That is an understatement, but there really is not a better way to put it. 

Massachusetts Medical Society Forms Task Force On Opioid Abuse

President of the Massachusetts Medical Society Richard S. Pieters, M.D. announced the formation of an opioid task force after the February 19 meeting on opioid...

Arvizu: Why Do Women Still Choose Home Birth?

Today, most hospitals are pretty high tech when it comes to delivering babies.  Every fetal heartbeat and contraction is recorded and the security...

MA Health Pushes Insurance Application Back Due to Snow

The Massachusetts Health Connector and MassHealth announced on Friday that they are extending the deadline to complete an application and pick a plan...

DA Early to Sponsor Scope of Pain Seminar

On March 9, Worcester District Attorney Joe Early will be sponsoring a free Scope of Pain Seminar at UMass Medical School from 6-9 p.m.

Arvizu: 5 Ways to Make Your C-Section More Family Centered

Sometimes, the safest way to deliver a baby is by Cesarean Section.  Whether it’s planned or done emergently, the procedure itself...

Arvizu: Do You Want Your Epidural Now?

It’s estimated that about two thirds of American women receive an epidural during childbirth making it the most common pain relief option...

Arvizu: The Risks and Benefits of The Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

The Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) has become the standard method for diagnosing gestational diabetes in the United States.  It’s typically...

Worcester Mom Gives Birth To Twins During Blizzard

Being rushed on the way to UMass Memorial Hospital, Patricia Strickland, of Worcester, gave birth to her newborn son Gabriel in the back of an...

Governor Baker Extends Mass Health Connector Deadline to January 30

Due to the state of emergency and travel ban, Governor Charlie Baker announced on Monday that the payment deadline for MassHealth Connector enrollees seeking coverage...

Arvizu: Should All Breech Babies Be C-Sections?

In a perfect world, all babies in utero would wiggle themselves into the optimal position to exit the womb - head down into the birth...

MA Health Expands Help as Health Insurance Deadline Nears

The Massachusetts Health Connector and MassHealth are extending call hours and adding staff to the Boston walk-in center to accommodate residents who need to apply...

‘Dining For a Cause’ to Help Dylan’s Domination and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Next Monday, January 19, the Pub Ninety-Nine on Central Street will be hosting the 4th Annual 'Dining for a Cause' to help support the Cystic Fibrosis...

Central MA Health Foundation Accepting Applications for Grants

The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has invited new grant applications for it's Activation Fund in 2015. The letters of intent to the Activation Fund...

Executive Director Jean Yang to Leave Mass Health Connector This Month

Jean Yang, the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Health Connector, announced on Tuesday that she will be leaving the agency. Maydad Cohen, who has...

Health Connector to Offer Free Healthcare Enrollment Help Next Week

On January 7, the Massachusetts Health Connector, MassHealth, Health Care for All, health insurance carriers and Navigator community groups will host a health insurance enrollment fair....

National Academy of Inventors Names UMass Medical Professor the 2014 Fellow

Phillip D. Zamore, PhD

UMass Medical Professor Phillip D. Zamore, PhD. has been named the 2014 Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for pioneering the study of...

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