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Female skier
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2019 by Kat Dwyer, PT, DPT

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.

Man snowshoeing with a backpack
Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

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.

Meghan Couture
Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

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.

Woman holder her shoulder while looking at computer monitor
Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by Kimberly Fuller, PT, CEAS II

In this final of a three part series, our ergonomic specialist, Kimberly Fuller, PT,  provides tips on how to set up your work environment and body position to avoid shoulder problems from prolonged use of your devices.

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.

CVMC main entrance sign
Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

As a result of the partnership CVMC’s Emergency Department forged with community programs, Washington County was selected to develop a pilot project to address the complexities of addiction that is becoming a model for similar programs around the state.

Woman holding up October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month sign
Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by Theresa Lever, M.Ed

Did you know that CVMC has made it even easier to get your screening mammogram, and new state laws mean more of the cost is covered! Find out how to make a screening appointment today.