COVID-19 insights for patients of color and folks getting boostedAccording to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, as of the Memorial Day weekend, the seven-day average for COVID-19 cases in the U.S. was 119,725. A year ago, the seven-day average was just 17,887 cases! So here are some tips to […]

Your heart is a complex organ that works continuously to provide your body with a constant supply of oxygenated blood (1). It’s part of the cardiovascular system, which also includes arteries, veins, and capillaries (2). One of the most important ways to keep your cardiovascular system healthy is by following […]

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – The Alzheimer’s Association says that 6.5 million Americans age 65 or older suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. They add that the number is expected to increase to nearly 13 million by 2050. Dr. Stuart Anfang, chief of adult psychology at Baystate Health, spoke with Western Mass News […]

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – With the start of summer a week away, what are the symptoms of heat-related illnesses and how can you prevent them? Dr. Joseph Schmidt, vice chair and chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Baystate Health, spoke with Western Mass News about the issue. With […]