Over the past four years, Bloom has provided moms of all stages of life time to socialize, be pampered, and talk through the joys and struggles of raising kids. We’re continuing the tradition April 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. when you can shop with your friends, build your community, hear from inspirin…Continue Reading.
Within your neck, just below your Adam’s apple, sits a tiny, butterfly-shaped gland that carries out a lot of big jobs. The thyroid is part of the endocrine system—a sort of messaging network made up of hormone-producing glands that regulate organs and functions like metabolism, growth, sexua…Continue Reading.
The simple rules apply now, as always: Be diligent about washing your hands. Stay home from work or school when you don’t feel well. That good advice for colds and flu is just as applicable now that hospitals around the country are reporting an uptick in cases of RSV—another cold-weather illn…Continue Reading.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. If you have a cervix, it’s important to stay on top of your cervical health. If you are 21 or older, or sexually active (no matter your age), you should get regular Pap smears. You can talk with your gynecologist to figure out how often you need to go…Continue Reading.
A birth defect, also known as a congenital abnormality, is a problem that occurs developmentally in a baby while it’s developing in the womb. About one in every 33 babies in the United States will be born with some type of birth defect. If that number seems high, know this: Although birth defec…Continue Reading.
One thing all of our Hancock Physician Network offices have in common: They’re all staffed with amazing teams of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. We’d like you to meet them all. So each month, we’ll be going behind the scenes to give you a close look at one HPN office. T…Continue Reading.
With a new year comes the inevitable resolutions to eat cleaner, work out more often, and maybe even start a new hobby. But, according to U.S. News and World Report, 80% of these goals typically aren’t met, and most people have given up by mid-February. It doesn’t have to be that way, though.…Continue Reading.
Screen time is an ever-growing concern for parents. But a recent study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health, the University at Albany, and the New York Langone Medical Center indicates that high amounts of screen time begin even earlier than many of us realize. Study Findings Res…Continue Reading.
Have you been to Gateway, our new immediate care and low-cost lab and imaging center, yet? Our newest location at I-70 and Mount Comfort Road has been open for several months and is going full steam. So if you’ve been resolving to go, there’s no time like the present. When you go, bring some …Continue Reading.
“I strive to see each patient with a wider lens, and an appreciation for the whole person.” So said Dr. Sewit Amde, MD, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who’s part of Hancock Health. Dr. Amde has worked in Greenfield for almost 10 years and joined Hancock Health in August of 2019. She f…Continue Reading.