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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.

CVMC's Care Management team
Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

As we celebrate National Case Management Week, take a moment to learn about the services our care managers provide every day at CVMC – from patient education and advocacy to discharge planning, our staff is dedicated to supporting the best interests of our patients and their families.

The words "cyber security" typed above blurred screen of 0s and 1s
Posted on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

We now live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity.

Cindy Griffith Hiking Hedgehog Brook to Appalachian Gap
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

For Cindy Griffith, hiking and being active is a critical part of her life. After she injured her knee hiking the Long Trail, she was fearful that she would never be able to return to her same level of activity, but six months post surgery, she was hiking pain free again.

Close up of feet playing soccer
Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

An ankle sprain is such a common injury that many people tend to just ice and hobble along until they feel ready to get back to their favorite activities. In order to prevent this type of injury or lingering pain from becoming chronic, it is important to take an active role in your recovery.