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Women wearing solar eclipse glasses
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

A solar eclipse is a truly spectacular phenomenon. Everyone should try to catch a glimpse of this unique event. Whether you stay here or travel, eye safety is of the utmost importance.

Grade school children playing on playgound merry-go-round
Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

We live in a world where we do not have to fear contracting diseases like small pox due to the protection immunizations have provided children, our most vulnerable age group, which is why we need adults to look out for their best interests

Baby peaking out from under blanket
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

You probably have heard about some of the benefits of breastfeeding – it’s cheaper than formula, helps mom lose weight, fewer ear infections, allergies and colds for baby. But there’s so much more, and we are learning everyday about the amazing qualities of breastmilk.

Human head made out of puzzle pieces with several pieces flying away
Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 by Danielle Kent, MS, CCC-SLP

People often enter into cancer treatment with the expectation that they might lose their hair, experience nausea or battle fatigue, but more patients are now learning and being counseled that they may experience changes in thinking.

Colorful fireworks display
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

The Fourth of July feels like the unofficial start of summer – with its barbecues, fireworks, and fun with family and friends. If you choose to light fireworks at home, follow these tips for making sure everyone stays safe.

Pill bottles
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Starting July 1, 2017, new rules governing how providers prescribe opioids to their patients will go into effect under VT Opioid Act 173. Learn about the changes you will see in your care if you are being prescribed opioids to treat pain.

Drawing of a compass
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by Theresa Lever, M.Ed

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious medical condition, it’s likely that your life is about to get complicated. Our Patient Navigator provides some valuable tips on how you can minimize problems by being prepared and recruiting support.

Male cyclists sitting next to bike drinking water from water bottle
Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by Timothy Partridge, MD, CAQSM

With warmer days on the horizon, we all need to stay hydrated. CVMC primary care sports medicine physician Dr. Timothy J. Partridge explains the importance of replacing lost fluids and shares some key hydration tips for all active individuals.

Close up of girl's legs and muddy sneakers hiking with poles
Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017 by Christian H.G. Bean, MD

As the trails and woods dry up, we all want to get outside. CVMC Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Christian H.G. Bean shows us how putting poles in your hands while hiking not only gives you an upper body workout but can help save your knees.

Three smooth rocks stacked on a leaf with water flowing over.
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Use these five dimensions of well-being as a guide to help you think about particular areas that are going well and others that may need some extra attention and effort.

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