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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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Glaucoma Specialist to Speak at BFMC Senior Class Seminar

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press releases:

Senior Class at Baystate Franklin Medical Center will present "Glaucoma: the Silent Thief of Sight" on Thursday, April 3rd, from 6 – 7:30 pm, in the hospital’s main conference rooms. The guest speaker will be David Lotufo, MD, from Greenfield Eye and Lasik.  Dr. Lotufo’s discussion will focus on the various causes and treatments for glaucoma, the importance of early diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatments to control this silent “thief of sight”.

Baystate Health Blood Drive March 24th

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press releases:

The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Monday, March 24th, from 11AM to 4PM, in the hospital’s Medical Office Building parking lot (48 Sanderson Street in Greenfield).  All blood types are needed.  Eligible blood donors will receive a Baystate Blood Donor travel mug.

Celebrate Valentine's Day at BFMC

Adapted from two Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press releases:

In conjunction with BFMC's annual Chocolate Fantasy, featuring “chocolate everything”---a wide variety of chocolate items, raffles, silent auction, and Valentine-related local crafts, Clinical Notes (BFMC’s women's a cappella chorus) will present a free mini-concert of Love-ly Songs on Valentine’s Day.

Another Good Reason to Get a Mammogram

Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:

The Radiology/Imaging Department at Baystate Franklin Medical Center is offering free Reiki sessions to the first 10 women who call to schedule their first mammograms at BFMC before February 28, 2014.  The American Cancer Society recommends that women have a baseline mammogram at age 40, and follow up with yearly exams.  If you are a woman living in Franklin County, and you have never had a mammogram, you can sign up for your mammogram and be eligible for a free, one-hour, Reiki session.

Gift Giving at BFMC

Adapted from two Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press releases:

Coming up at Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC), the public will recieve the gift of music as BFMC's "Clinical Notes", a hospital-based women's a cappella chorus, performs a free holiday concert, "Sing Noel", on Friday, December 20th, from 12:15pm to 1pm, in the hospital's Main Conference Rooms.  Then, individuals will have the opportunity to give the gift of life when the Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile hosts a blood drive on Monday, December 23rd, from 10am to 3pm, in the parking lot behind the hospital’s main building.

CHCFC Profiled on Simplyliving

Did you see the Community Health Center of Franklin County's segment on WGGB's Simplyliving program a couple of weeks ago?  The local nonprofit was featured in a piece about affordable healthcare.  If you missed it, you can watch it here.  Afterwards, you can find out more about CHCFC by watching our coverage of their grand opening, national health center week events, and overall mission.  Just click on the "Read More" link to get started.

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