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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Unlike many cancers, colorectal cancer can be caught early and even prevented with one simple step – screening. Learn about your screening options from CVMC primary care physician Dr. Jeremiah Eckhaus.
Osteoporosis is often called a “silent disease” because you might not know you have it until after you break a bone. Learn more about this disease from CVMC Rheumatologist Teresa Fama, MD.
Open Enrollment, the annual period when new applicants can use the Vermont Health Connect (VHC) marketplace to sign up for health and dental plans, runs for only 6 weeks this year. Learn how to enroll and how to get help.
Influenza is a very contagious respiratory infection that is easily spread and can result in hospitalization or death. Learn from CVMC infectious disease physician Devika Singh, MD, MPH, what you can do to protect yourself and others.