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PITTSFIELD — Dennis Powell trained as a chef at the Culinary Institute of America following his service in the military. His training launched a long career as a chef, restaurant owner, and … more
Millions of Americans are going to work sick every day with colds, flu symptoms, depression, back pain, chronic headaches, stomach disorders and other ailments, and it's causing, by far, the single … more
Q: After knitting, I sometimes get tingles in my right hand, and my doctor thinks it might be the start of carpal tunnel syndrome. What can I do to prevent it? A: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a … more
Janie Pellish found something she liked in Pittsfield when moving there in 1977 for her husband Larry’s job: a community to embrace. At the League of Women Voters, a mentor helped Janie find … more
BETHESDA, Md. — Researchers hooked Zach Ault to medical monitors as he slowly climbed onto a gym bike. An invisible disease is sidelining this once avid athlete and he knew the simple exercise … more
Hello, dear readers! We hope this new year is finding you happy and healthy, and that the expectations of the holiday season didn't take their toll. Whether it's a moment of meditation, a quiet cup … more
NEW YORK — Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they credited to advances in lung-tumor treatments. The overall cancer death … more
LEE — Judy and her husband, Alex Nardacci, have lived in Lee for the past 53 years. They are both very active in the community, where Alex teaches Italian and Judy volunteers in a host of … more
Q: I just turned 65, and my doctor wants me to have a bone density test. What is it, and how does it work? A: A bone mineral density test, or BMD, measures the strength of one's bones. It's an … more
If you find yourself struggling to stick to your New Year's resolutions, or even if you've already fallen off track, you're not alone. By the end of January, around 80 percent of people will have … more

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