Family Health

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 UVMHN-CVMC

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

Woman holding a red We Go Red banner
Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

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.

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.

Vermont Health Connect Open Enrollment Banner
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) is offering in-person assistance to community members enrolling in Vermont Health Connect, the state’s health insurance marketplace.

Three girls dressed in witch and princess costumes trick or treating with their mom
Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

While Halloween can be a very exciting time for children and parents, it can be one of the most dangerous nights of the year. On average, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween as on any other day of the year.

Exterior photo of UVM Health Network - CVMC sign on outside of CVMC hospital building
Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

After a successful first year at Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) in Northern New York, Larner College of Medicine’s Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) will expand to Central Vermont Medical Center in March 2019.

Older couple walking dog in field with hills in background
Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2018 by John “J.P.” Begly, MD

CVMC orthopedic surgeon John "J.P." Begly, MD provides tips on how to keep our joints in good condition through physical fitness, diet and nutrition, posture and stress management.