Family Health

Multi-generational family out walking
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

We do a lot of planning in life. We plan where we’ll live, go to school, go to work and retire. Teresa Fama, MD, Jonna Goulding, MD, and Jewelene Griffin, RN encourage families to start conversations about planning health care decisions.

Vermont Health Connect Open Enrollment Banner
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) is offering in-person assistance to community members enrolling in Vermont Health Connect, the state’s health insurance marketplace.

Three girls dressed in witch and princess costumes trick or treating with their mom
Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

While Halloween can be a very exciting time for children and parents, it can be one of the most dangerous nights of the year. On average, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween as on any other day of the year.

Exterior photo of UVM Health Network - CVMC sign on outside of CVMC hospital building
Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

After a successful first year at Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) in Northern New York, Larner College of Medicine’s Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) will expand to Central Vermont Medical Center in March 2019.

Older couple walking dog in field with hills in background
Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2018 by John “J.P.” Begly, MD

CVMC orthopedic surgeon John "J.P." Begly, MD provides tips on how to keep our joints in good condition through physical fitness, diet and nutrition, posture and stress management.

Four teenagers with arms around each other's shoulders
Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2018 by Anna Hankins, MD

While the possession of marijuana might be legal for adults in Vermont, CVMC pediatrician Anna Hankins, MD urges parents to remember that marijuana use among teenagers has many harmful effects.

Sunlight shining through locked arms
Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

National Suicide Prevention Week is an important time to focus attention on what remains a serious public health concern that all too frequently remains hidden. Learn to distinguish facts from myths and recognize when someone is at risk.

2018 Sepsis Awareness Month
Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 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.

Football field set up with agility course for training.
Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018 by Catherine Mygatt Naden, MD

CVMC sports medicine specialist Catherine Naden, MD reviews pointers to help you have a safe and successful return to fall athletics, including the importance of hydration and protecting the brain.

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.