(WGGB/WSHM) – With the new school year just around the corner, Baystate Chief of General Pediatrics Dr. John O’Reilly spoke to Western Mass News about the importance of your child receiving a wellness checkup. How important is it for your child to receive a wellness checkup beforehand? O’Reilly: “The American […]

If you struggle with insulin resistance, pre-diabetes or Type 2 diabetes, you know how important your diet is and how much it can affect how you feel each time you eat–not to mention the impact on your overall health.  So you’re probably searching for the best diet or eating plan […]

Feeling the heat?In “Body Heat,” the steamy 1981 movie starring William Hurt and Kathleen Turner, an overheated murder plot proves, whether its love or greed that fuels the fire, it’s easy to get burned. A good lesson for dealing with this summer’s overheated conditions! If you love the beach and […]

There is a 4-to-1 female-to-male ratio for the prevalence of osteoporosis because women lose 1 to 2% of their bone mass during the first five years of menopause, according to LLUH doctors. Age, not enough physical activity, and long-term use of some medications increase the risk of osteoporosis. The seemingly solid makeup […]

For immediate release: July 1, 2022   (22-096) Contact: DOH Communications OLYMPIA — As many prepare for Fourth of July gatherings and summer outings, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) wants to remind folks to stay healthy and celebrate safely. “Have a safe summer. Be aware of hazards and take precautions […]