Heart disease survivors Nicole and Eve
Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

A little splash of red — a shirt, scarf, hat, dress, drink — can have mighty big implications. When you Go Red for Women and wear red on Friday, Feb. 3, you join thousands nationwide raising awareness about heart disease in women, the number one killer of American females.

Older couple walking dog in field with hills in background
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Colorectal cancer is one of the few cancers that are preventable. If you’re over age 50, colorectal screening is an important facet of early detection, prevention and overall health. Learn more about how to promote colon health.

Couple out snowshoeing
Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

When you spend time outside on the trails being prepared and well fed will make your family’s time outside more comfortable and fun. Here’s how you can make that happen.

Dog laying in front of water, not happy it has replaced his coffee
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Try something new and different in thinking about your 2017 New Year’s resolution. Set a goal that is completely new and different from any previous New Year’s resolution. Anyone out there interested in joining in the fun?

House with lots of Christmas Lights
Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Decorating during the holiday season should be fun and enjoyable, but for many people it can result in a trip to the emergency room or worse. Learn how you can yourself and you family safe this holiday season. 

Rehab patient using floating material to work on hand eye coordinations
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Over two years ago, Jamie Heath suffered the second stroke of her young life. After a relentless course of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy, Jamie has regained function rare for double stroke survivors, and is thankful to all who helped her along the way.

Family outdoors with upstretched arms
Posted on Monday, November 21, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Studies show that focusing on things you are grateful for not only makes you happier, but also makes it more likely you’ll exercise and less likely you’ll have to see a doctor.

Woman holding baby up in air
Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

We always advise women who are pregnant, or thinking about becoming pregnant, to start increasing their folic acid intake. Here’s a quick guide on the essential things you need to know about folic acid.

Hands passing wood from wood pile
Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

While fall is one of our favorite times of year, it also brings plenty of chores, like raking leaves and stacking wood, that can lead to aching hands. Learn what strategies you can use to minimize the ache and maximize your enjoyment of fall.

Mother breastfeeding baby
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Studies have shown that breast milk is the best food for your baby. It supplies superior nutrition and provides health benefits including immunity, weight gain and enhanced intellectual, psychomotor and neurological development. So how can you get breastfeeding off to a good start? Here’s the low down on making your breasts work for you.