Preventing heart disease means making smart choices now that will pay off for the rest of your life. Anyone, no matter your age, can take simple steps to keep their heart healthy during each decade of life.
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.
The most common misconception about women and heart disease is that women are at less risk for heart disease than men. The reality is that heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. Learn about your risk factors and how to live a more heart healthy life.
CVMC physical therapist Kat Dwyer, PT, DPT, reveals how strengthening some lesser known core muscles might just serve as the magic ticket to staying healthy this winter season.
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.
This holiday season, and all year long, knowing how to choose appropriate toys can help keep your kids safe from toy-related injuries.
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.
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.
We do a lot of planning in life. We plan where we’ll live, go to school, go to work and retire. Teresa Fama, MD, Jonna Goulding, MD, and Jewelene Griffin, RN encourage families to start conversations about planning health care decisions.
Comforting others on end-of-life journeys isn’t a role Meghan Couture’s loved ones ever imagined they’d be in, but after Meghan died of a rare cancer, her family created Meghan's comfort bags to support loved ones of patients facing longer-term hospital stays.