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Senior woman leaning on a garden shovel
Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

In recognition of Fall Prevention Awareness Day on Wednesday, September 23 we encourage you to take the time to learn if you are at risk for falling and what steps you can take to eliminating or decreasing these risks.

Healthy School Lunch
Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

If you already feel like you are losing the school lunch battle, check out these great tips from UVMHN-CVMC nutritionist Amy Gendron, RDN, CDE on how to keep lunches convenient, healthy, safe and fun!

Posted on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Learn how you can prevent childhood obesity by taking simple steps to keep your kids active, limiting screen time, and eating more nutritious meals.

Golden Beets
Posted on Friday, September 4, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Looking for something healthy and tasty to serve this Labor Day weekend that also helps to use up some of those beets and beans from your garden? Try out this recipe from our Mountainview Café staff.

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Did you know that according to a report in March 2015, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported that in just one year, traumatic brain injuries (or TBI) accounted for nearly 2.2 million emergency department visits, 280,000 hospitalizations and 50,000 deaths?

Children on swings at playground
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

For parents of children with asthma, back-to-school preparations mean more than just buying school supplies and new clothing—it is also the time to start taking proactive steps to involve your school’s health services in the management of your child’s asthma.

CVMC Energency Room Staff Receive Heartsaver Award
Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Staff in the Emergency Room at CVMC recently performed CPR for over an hour before resuscitating the patient. As a result of their efforts the team in the Emergency Room received the “Heartsavers Hero Award” from the American Heart Association.

Phishing
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Learn how you can keep sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords, credit card information or bank accounts, safe from increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks called "phishing."

The Big Latch On Breastfeeding Event in Monteplier, VT
Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Over 175 countries across the globe celebrate the first week in August as “World Breastfeeding Week.” Each year the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) selects a theme for the week-long international celebration, to raise awareness and encourage action supporting breastfeeding mothers.

Alive! With Song, central Vermont's chorus of cancer survivors and caregivers, performing at Do Good Fest
Posted on Monday, July 20, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

National Life Group's second annual Do Good Fest, held on Saturday, July 18th, was once again a huge success, raising $15,000 for the CVMC Branches of Hope Patient Cancer Fund. All of us at CVMC thank National Life Group for their generous support of our cancer program over the years.