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Red snow shovel pushing snow
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by Elizabeth Mauntler, PT, CLT-LANA, CMT, OCS

As we shovel out our walks and driveways from the first significant snowstorm of the season, our physical therapy staff has pulled together some tips to help reduce your risk for injury.

Senior man driving a car
Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 by Hannah Beatty, OTR/L, MOT

All individuals experience physical and mental changes as we age, sometimes so minor that we may not even notice them. Learn what you need to know to stay safe on the road, and how to decide when it is time to turn over your keys.

Two glasses of white wine and wine bottle on table in front of christmas tree
Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017 by Angela Shea, MS, LICSW, AAP

Have you ever poured punch at a holiday party and wondered “How many drinks are in this?” Many people are surprised to learn what counts as a drink. Find tips for staying within your limits and drinking safely this holiday season.

Graphic text reads: During the 2015 Thanksgiving Holiday, 53% of passengers killed in crashes weren't using seat belts. Buckle up. Every Trip. Every Time.
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

In Vermont this year there have been 202 major road crashes resulting in 196 suspected serious injuries and 63 fatalities. The statistics in Vermont and across the country are sobering, but there are steps we can all take to make our roads safer.

Graphical progression of spine position from siting to standing
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by Kimberly Fuller, PT, CEAS II

You might be surprised to learn that both prolonged sitting or standing can put you at risk for certain health issues. Learn how to balance a bit of both throughout your day to gain the optimal benefits for your health. 

Sliced cabbage sitting on wooden cutting board
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Cabbage, the centerpiece for this savory slaw, packs a host of essential nutrients, making this healthy salad the perfect accompaniment to any meal.

Vermont Health Connect Open Enrollment November 1 to December 15 2017
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Open Enrollment, the annual period when new applicants can use the Vermont Health Connect (VHC) marketplace to sign up for health and dental plans, runs for only 6 weeks this year. Learn how to enroll and how to get help.

Little girl sneezing into her elbow.
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2017 by Devika Singh, MD, MPH

Influenza is a very contagious respiratory infection that is easily spread and can result in hospitalization or death. Learn from CVMC infectious disease physician Devika Singh, MD, MPH, what you can do to protect yourself and others.

Grandfather playing with grandson and dog by a river
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017 by John Andrew Dreslin, MD

Prostate cancer is a serious disease – one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime – but if detected early, it is usually treatable with a 99% five-year survival rate.

Three women talking after a run
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Find out how three lifestyle choices – weight management, exercise and limiting alcohol consumption – can reduce your risk of diagnosis or recurrence.

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