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Archive for January, 2011

John DiPietro has extensive media credentials on a national basis.  DiPietro is a native of the Springfield, Massachusetts area (Agawam) and attended school here before graduating from Assumption College in Worcester.His background includes the… Read more

Maggie Pereiras was born and raised in Western Massachusetts. Growing up in Wilbraham, she graduated from Minnechaug Regional High School.  Maggie then attended Marist College in Poughkeepsie New York where she majored in Communications,… Read more

AMHERST, Mass. – Second half runs of 13-3 and 9-1 erased a two-point deficit and led UMass to 64-54 victory over Rhode Island in a defensive battle on Sunday afternoon at the Mullins Center. Anthony Gurley led the way with 21 points as the… Read more

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By Gregg Newby, Staff Writer Content provided by  April 15th is a date most Americans know well. Yet every year, millions of people have to scramble to get their taxes in on time, even though they’ve known about it for months in advance. Some of… Read more

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SUNDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) — Sledding is one of the many outdoor activities that make winter wonderful, but certain safety precautions are needed in order to prevent injuries, say experts. In 2004 — the most recent year in which sledding… Read more

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Boston Celtics got their West Coast trip started with authority. Ray Allen scored 18 points, Paul Pierce added 17 and Boston beat the Portland Trail Blazers 88-78 on Thursday night. “Once we took the lead and built it, we… Read more

By Catherine RyanFrom Life & Beauty Weekly Mortgage payments, gloomy headlines, critical bosses: It’s no wonder you’re sometimes too wound up to sleep! But having bedroom decor that invites relaxation can make all the difference. “After a day… Read more

A tax tip from IRS.gov Many working taxpayers are eligible for the Making Work Pay Tax Credit in 2010. The credit is based on earned income and is claimed on your 2010 tax return when you file your taxes in 2011. Here are five things the IRS wants… Read more

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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) — People facing a fatal illness often find their fears and pain exacerbated by lack of control — with doctors poking and prodding and treating and testing even as the end grows… Read more

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FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) — Trauma centers may not give the same high-quality care to severely injured elderly patients as they provide to younger patients, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data on 87,754 trauma patients of… Read more

by Mike LaCrosse SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — If your child is a victim of bullying there are several steps you should take to address the problem. Bully expert Joe Wojick explains the first step is to listen. “Try not to encourage your kids to toughen up… Read more

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By Jennifer Hazard for Oral Care And Health Daily  It’s easy to get bored with winter recipes, but you don’t have to wait for next summer’s farmers markets to get inspired. Sometimes, adding an unexpected side dish or salad to a main course can be… Read more

By Winnie Yu for Live Right Live WellFrom Live Right Live Well Pass on the fried food. Skip the spicy stuff. Cut out the alcohol and caffeine. As anyone who suffers from heartburn can tell you, there’s no shortage of advice on the foods and… Read more

By Ted RybkaProvided By WorldNow Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love – new, old, romantic, platonic and everything in between. One of the most common ways to express your feelings is by giving flowers. However, not all flower arrangements… Read more

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By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) — Even babies seem to know that might makes right, according to new research that suggests infants use size as a measure to predict who will prevail when two individuals have… Read more