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May Is Stroke Awareness Month. Strokes are treatable if you react F.A.S.T. (Face Drooping, Arm Weakness, Speech, Call 9-1-1)
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

Knowing your risk factors for stroke is the first step in preventing a stroke. During May, National Stroke Awareness Month, take the time to learn what risk factors you can change or treat and factors you cannot control.

Seumas Murray at beach
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

CVMC physical and occupational therapists are helping Seumas Murray and his family to navigate unknown territory that comes with being diagnosed with a rare medical condition.

Speech therapist working with girl
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 by Larissa O'Grady PT, DPT, PCS

Learn how our pediatric rehabilitation team works with patients and families to provide a fun, collaborative environment designed to help your child reach their potential.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day text next to bottle of spilled prescription pills
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

Take your unwanted or expired drugs in to National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop off sites are available around central Vermont. Find a site near you.

Three young women walking for exercise
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by John “J.P.” Begly, MD

CVMC orthopedic surgeon John “J.P.” Begly, MD shares tips on how small changes, even daily walks, can help lead up to big health benefits in the long run.

April Is National Donate Life Month graphic with a variety of bicycle styles
Posted on Monday, April 1, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

This April, we want to remind everyone that they can help save a life. Registering your decision to be an organ, eye and tissue donor takes less than a minute and gives hope to those waiting.

Colorful representation of swirling brain
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by Hannah Zajac, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS

CVMC physical therapist Hannah Zajac helps you to understand how concussions can cause imbalances in your brain by impacting its ability to maintain its internal conditions and processes.

Older couple out walking
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

CVMC cardiologist Preeth Sundaran, MD provides diet and lifestyle tips that can help improve your heart health and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Mother with daughter on back, both with arms out like an airplane
Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

More than 120,000 men, women and children in the U.S. — 5,000 in New England — are waiting for life-saving transplants. Find out how you can make a difference in the life of others by registering as a donor.

Woman holding a red We Go Red banner
Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

The most common misconception about women and heart disease is that women are at less risk for heart disease than men. The reality is that heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. Learn about your risk factors and how to live a more heart healthy life.