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Man tucking pants into socks to prevent ticks
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by Shayne Foley, PA-C

Shane Foley, PA-C provides you with everything you need to know about ticks and Lyme disease to help you stay accurately informed and safe while continuing to enjoy your outdoor activities.

May Is Stroke Awareness Month. Strokes are treatable if you react F.A.S.T. (Face Drooping, Arm Weakness, Speech, Call 9-1-1)
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

Knowing your risk factors for stroke is the first step in preventing a stroke. During May, National Stroke Awareness Month, take the time to learn what risk factors you can change or treat and factors you cannot control.

A dinner that represents all of the food groups
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by Ilene Siegel, RDN, CDE

Did you know that eating well can actually help you prevent type 2 diabetes? Ilene Siegel, RDN, CDE, a Registered Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator at CVMC, helps you to choose foods that can help lower your risk.

Three young women walking for exercise
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by John “J.P.” Begly, MD

CVMC orthopedic surgeon John “J.P.” Begly, MD shares tips on how small changes, even daily walks, can help lead up to big health benefits in the long run.

April Is National Donate Life Month graphic with a variety of bicycle styles
Posted on Monday, April 1, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

This April, we want to remind everyone that they can help save a life. Registering your decision to be an organ, eye and tissue donor takes less than a minute and gives hope to those waiting.

Older couple out walking
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by Preeth Sundaran, MD

CVMC cardiologist Preeth Sundaran, MD provides diet and lifestyle tips that can help improve your heart health and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Toddler boy playing with plastic blocks in front of Christmas Tree
Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

This holiday season, and all year long, knowing how to choose appropriate toys can help keep your kids safe from toy-related injuries.

Two glasses of white wine and wine bottle on table in front of christmas tree
Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Senior man driving a car
Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by Hannah Beatty, OTR/L, MOT, CBIS

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.

Multi-generational family out walking
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

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