For many, the holiday season is a perfect combination of shopping, travel and celebratory gatherings with family and friends. But those are also perfect opportunities to spread the influenza virus at a time when flu season is nearing its peak.
Join thousands of people across the country and let the Great American Smokeout event on November 21 be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life.
Every flu season, many people decide not to get the flu shot for reasons based on misconceptions about seasonal flu and flu vaccines. To help you make an informed decision, we put five of the most common myths under the microscope. Here we go!
In this interview with Dr. Kathy Mariani, Medical Director at Family Medicine South Burlington at the UVM Medical Center, learn about what happens when you get the flu and how to reduce your chances of getting it.
Compared with young, healthy adults, older individuals are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu because our immune systems become weaker as we age.
Learn how The Center for Breastfeeding at CVMC provides donor milk to help mothers who are planning to exclusively breastfeed their babies.
In the first part of this two-part series on adult vaccinations, Shayne Foley, PA-C introduces basic terminology, biological basis, safety, immunizations goals, concepts and standard schedules for a healthy adult.
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.
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.
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.