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Mother with daughter on back, both with arms out like an airplane
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

More than 120,000 men, women and children in the U.S. — 5,000 in New England — are waiting for life-saving transplants. Find out how you can make a difference in the life of others by registering as a donor.

American Heart Association Go Red for Women
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by Melissa Beaudry, FNP-BC

February is when the American Heart Association (AHA) goes red for women. National Wear Red day is on Friday, February 2, 2018 and the goal is to raise awareness about heart disease being the #1 killer of women. Learn how to prevent and recognize heart disease.

Three young women exercising and laughing
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Educate and empower yourself to protect your health and that of the ones you love.

Man snowshoeing with a backpack
Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018 by J. Brooks Motley, MD

Whether you are heading out to ski, ice fish, or just walk in the woods, follow these tips from CVMC Emergency Medicine Physician J. Brooks Motley, MD on preparations that can help you stay safe if you get stuck in the cold.

Senior man and two woman walking for exercise
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017 by Teresa Fama, MD

Osteoporosis is often called a “silent disease” because you might not know you have it until after you break a bone. Learn more about this disease from CVMC Rheumatologist Teresa Fama, MD.

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. 

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