Jim Madigan interviews Arthur Friedman, PhD, LICSW MPGS of the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling to preview their June 1 “Massachusetts Problem Gambling Symposium” at UMas Amherst. The symposium will consider whether Western Massachusetts is prepared to deal with expanded gambling through the anticipated establishment of a casino in the region.
May is Asthma Awareness Month and pediatrician Matthew Sadoff, MD from Baystate Children’s Hospital and Community Health worker Rosa Pedraza at Baystate’s High Street Health Center in Springfield will discuss asthma and related concerns and conditions.
Women Ordinance Workers filled the jobs of the men who left for wartime military service; 1000’s of women hammered steel and shaped wood into rifles at the Springfield Armory. Referred to as “WOW” these women played an integral role in the success of this nation’s military efforts. We talked with several of these women about their experiences during this pivotal moment in American History.