Multi-generational family out walking
Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

An accident, injury or serious illness can happen to anyone at any time. Planning in advance for how you want to be cared for at the end of life can minimize conflict and uncertainty about decisions that may arise. Learn how to make your wishes known to family, friends and health care providers.

Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing home residents
Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Allen Yearick, administrator at Woodridge Nursing and Rehabilitation, talks about the team effort that earned Woodridge a deficiency free rating in their recent annual state survey, as well as the Times Argus "Best of the Best" award.

Colorful fireworks display
Posted on Monday, July 2, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

The Fourth of July feels like the unofficial start of summer – with its barbecues, fireworks, and fun with family and friends. If you choose to light fireworks at home, follow these tips for making sure everyone stays safe.

Girl getting sunscreen applied to her face
Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

This is the time of year when Vermonters, in particular, need to start being very careful about excessive exposure to the sun and its ultraviolet (UV) rays that can cause skin cancer. Learn what you need to know to keep your family protected from harmful rays.

Diseased Heart with Tobacco Breaks Heart World No Tobacco Day campaign information
Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day. It’s the day that the World Health Organization and its partners highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use. Cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and other products containing nicotine are bad for our health.

Seniors out walking
Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

National Stroke Awareness Month may be behind us, but work is always needed to combat one of the deadliest diseases on earth. Family medicine physician Dr. Matthew Sullivan offers real, concrete steps we can all take to reduce that risk.

Kids walking through a grass field
Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Before and after venturing into tall grass or forests this spring, summer and fall, learn how to deter ticks from taking hold, how to remove an embedded tick, and when you should seek medical attention.

Young child holding her mouth in position to work on speech
Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Learn about the many ways our SLPs can work as part of your care team to enhance your participation, accessibility, and functioning as it relates to communication, cognition, and swallowing during every day activities.

An older couple riding bikes
Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Each year, almost 800,000 strokes occur in the United States. Someone dies from stroke every four minutes, making it the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Knowing the signs of stroke, how to prevent it, and how to help others around you, just might save a life. 

Baby peeking out from under blanket
Posted on Monday, April 30, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Thanks to vaccines, most young parents have never seen the devastating effects of diseases like polio, measles, or whooping cough. Learn more about vaccines from Jessie Leyse, MD, an internal medicine, pediatric and infectious disease physician practicing at CVMC Family Medicine - Berlin.