Colorectal cancer is one of the few cancers that are preventable. If you’re over age 50, colorectal screening is an important facet of early detection, prevention and overall health. Learn more about how to promote colon health.
As we celebrate National Case Management Week, take a moment to learn about the services our care managers provide every day at CVMC – from patient education and advocacy to discharge planning, our staff is dedicated to supporting the best interests of our patients and their families.
Even here in Vermont, heat-related illness can be a major issue for athletes. Consequences range from decreased performance to death. In fact, heat stroke is the third leading cause of death in athletes after cardiac disorders and cervical spine trauma.
It is important to recognize and treat heat illness before major complications arise. Equally important is learning how to prevent it from happening in the first place.
Summer is full of exciting outdoor activities for your kids. Whether you have young children or teens, learn ways to keep your kids safe and healthy while they enjoy the summer fun.
With cases of Lyme disease reported in every county and a new disease, Anaplasmosis, starting to spread throughout the southern part of the state, Vermonters need to be vigilant about protecting themselves from ticks and recognizing the early signs and symptoms of Lyme disease.
For Mental Health Awareness Month, we take a look at how the slogan “No health without mental health” encourages us to explore what parity really means as we move towards a more holistic approach to wellness.
Despite the magnitude of resources available about Palliative Care, there continues to be widespread misunderstanding about what palliative care means and what it provides. Learn about the benefits of palliative care for patients of all ages who are facing a serious illness.
Did you know that wearing a bike helmet can reduce the risk of head injury by 85%? Get tips on how to make sure your child is wearing a helmet that fits properly–a helmet that fits rights will not only be safer for your child but more comfortable for them to wear.
If you already feel like you are losing the school lunch battle, check out these great tips from UVMHN-CVMC nutritionist Amy Gendron, RDN, CDE on how to keep lunches convenient, healthy, safe and fun!
Learn how you can prevent childhood obesity by taking simple steps to keep your kids active, limiting screen time, and eating more nutritious meals.