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Sepsis Awareness Month
Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

During Sepsis Awareness Month take the time to learn about how to prevent, recognize and treat pressure ulcers in order to avoid severe complications such as sepsis.

Sepsis Awareness Month
Posted on Friday, September 13, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

Every two minutes, someone in the U.S dies from sepsis. Sepsis Awareness Month serves to raise awareness about sepsis, including the signs and symptoms, because even just knowing what it is can save someone’s life.

A mother applying sunscreen to her daughter's face
Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by Shayne Foley, PA-C

CVMC's Shayne Foley, PA-C provides a comprehensive look at the risk factors for skin cancer, the types of skin cancer, skin cancer treatment, and most importantly, tips to preventing overexposure to the sun.

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 UVMHN-CVMC

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.