Mary Wilson, Western Mass News

Mary Wilson

Western Mass News

Springfield, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Mary:

Getting Answers: long-haul COVID-19 takes heavy toll on patients

According to the CDC, among survivors of COVID-19, one in five continue to have symptoms. → Read More

Getting Answers: water restrictions implemented in some communities

With most of western Massachusetts facing mild drought conditions, three local communities have implemented water use restrictions. → Read More

UMass professor explains emergency use authorization for Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

A new COVID-19 vaccine was just authorized by the FDA for emergency use. → Read More

Florence’s ‘Community Freedge’ provides food for those in need as food costs rise

Along the bike trail in Florence is something that may seem out of place – a refrigerator. → Read More

Community donations saves Greenfield Police Department’s K9 program

Merrigan said the community has raised more than $6,000 of the $7,000 needed to keep 2.5-year-old Niko on the force, putting his extensive training to work. → Read More

Mass. State Police seize $28,000 worth of illegal fireworks

Over the course of those three days, troopers seized more than 1,500 items including large rockets, fountains, and roman candles. → Read More

Hampden DA: bill could let drug traffickers protect money with taxpayer lawyers

A bill making its way through the Massachusetts Senate is drawing the ire of Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni. → Read More

AAA receiving more calls for cars running out of gas

With gas prices topping $5 a gallon, more drivers are running on fumes and some are even running out of gas, prompting more calls to AAA. → Read More

Powassan virus found in Massachusetts ticks

A western Massachusetts tick testing company has found several ticks have tested positive for the Powassan virus, not long after a Connecticut woman in her 90s died of the tick-borne virus. → Read More

PFAS exposure testing to be conducted in Hampden County

The new assessment next Tuesday, June 7th through the 16th will focus on air, soil, and dust samples. → Read More

Getting Answers: experts discuss growing fears of possible recession

Are we at risk of enduring another recession? → Read More

Getting Answers: concerns over teen vaping making an unwelcome comeback

After a lull during remote learning, educators are worried vaping has made an unwelcome comeback. → Read More

Heart health and high blood pressure

Because there are no obvious signs of hypertension, millions are unaware they have it and are at higher risk for heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, vision loss, and more. → Read More

1 in 8 women will develop thyroid disorder

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — According to the American Thyroid Association, one in eight women will develop a thyroid disorder during their lifetime and more than half of Americans with a thyroid disorder are undiagnosed. The thyroid is a gland that regulates important functions including breathing, heart rate, and body weight. Sometimes the thyroid doesn’t make […] → Read More

After finding biological family, man donates kidney to great-nephew

A Vermont man who went searching for his biological family has found so much more—the opportunity to become a hero to a young boy in desperate need of a new kidney. Kayden looks like any other 9-year-old boy. What you don't see are the countless hospital stays and hours spent on dialysis. → Read More

Local typewriter collector exchanges letters with fellow enthusiast Tom Hanks

Typewriters were doomed by the invention of computers, but enthusiasts are keeping the nostalgic practice alive. One of them, who lives in Stephentown, is corresponding with a celebrity collector Tom Hanks. → Read More

‘Gotta go right now’: Treatments for incontinence and overactive bladder

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Urinary incontinence affects more than 25 million people in the U.S.—and affects women at twice the rate as it does men. However, it is not a normal part of aging and can be treated. “I have women that will start working with me and come back for follow up appointments and […] → Read More

Is It Okay to Vacation on Thanksgiving and Bail on Dinner?

Today’s 98.3 TRY Social Dilemma has to do with family and Thanksgiving. Here’s the email: → Read More

Tools to quit smoking for this year’s ‘Great American SmokeOut’

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Great American SmokeOut falls on the third Thursday of November every year and encourages smokers to go one day without cigarettes. St. Peter’s Health Partners is offering programs to help New York’s two million smokers quit. Erin Sinisgalli, director of SPHP’s Community Health Programs, says giving up smoking is a […] → Read More

How women can reduce their risk of early delivery this World Prematurity Day

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – November 17 is World Prematurity Day. According to March of Dimes, about 10% of babies are born prematurely in the U.S. every year. Most premature babies end up as healthy adults without major illness, but it has been linked to long-term risks including heart, lung, neurological, and mental disorders. We don’t […] → Read More