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Crowd of people with speech bubbles over their heads
Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

While many people identify Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) as therapists who work with children who can't quite say their sounds right, in reality, SLPs work with adults and children on a variety of speech, cognitive and swallowing disorders.

Bicycle Express Team Racer Kim Quinlan
Posted on Friday, May 6, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

On long rides, many cyclists begin to experience numbness and weakness in their hands. Over time, these symptoms can become more pronounced and can interfere with your riding. Get tips, stretches and exercises for relieving persistent hand numbness.

Bicycle Express Team Racer Kim Quinlan
Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

After a long ride, many cyclists suffer from pain and tenderness across the outer part of the knee/thigh that is commonly known as Iliotibial Band (ITB) syndrome. Learn what you need to know to prevent ITB pain from becoming a chronic issue.

Bicycle Express Race Team Member Chris Hamlin
Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Spring is finally here and many of you have probably already hit the roads and trails on your bike. Don't let neck and back pain slow you down this season. Get tips on specific conditioning to keep you healthy and on your bike.

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can rock the foundation of the family structure as families process their grief for the loss of the family member that they once knew and come to accept and adjust to their new reality. Read the story of how one family learned to move forward.

Aronia Berry Patch in Plainfield, Vermont
Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Guy Edson knew that a lifetime of smoking was bad for his lungs, but a wakeup call came when he needed surgery to place a stent in his aorta. This American Heart Month, read Guy's story to learn how he quit smoking and turned his health around...and how you can too!

Posted on Monday, January 11, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Learn what you need to know about risk factors, symptoms, how it is diagnosed and what the treatment options are for cervical cancer.

Two people snowshoeing
Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Vermont in winter – some of us cringe, some of us smile. Whether you like to stay indoors, or go exploring outdoors, there is something healthy for everyone to do in Vermont in winter. Here are 10 low-cost to no-cost healthy habits in all five dimensions of wellbeing to try this winter.

Watercolor of flower
Posted on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Despite the magnitude of resources available about Palliative Care, there continues to be widespread misunderstanding about what palliative care means and what it provides. Learn about the benefits of palliative care for patients of all ages who are facing a serious illness.

Older woman walking up flight of stone steps using cane
Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Using a cane should not signal a loss of independence or sense of defeat, but instead, it should signal a way to participate in more of the things you love and more frequently while helping to increase your strength and balance.