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Little girl sneezing into her elbow.
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Grandfather playing with grandson and dog by a river
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Prostate cancer is a serious disease – one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime – but if detected early, it is usually treatable with a 99% five-year survival rate.

Three women talking after a run
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Find out how three lifestyle choices – weight management, exercise and limiting alcohol consumption – can reduce your risk of diagnosis or recurrence.

Women in pink holding up October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Sign
Posted on Sunday, October 15, 2017 by Theresa Lever, M.Ed

Recent studies on the benefits of mammograms have lead many leading organizations to change their recommendations on when to start getting screening mammograms and how often to have them. Our patient navigator provides some advice to help women decide what is best for them.

Periodical table showing Rn Radon (222) element
Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

The cancer program at Central Vermont Medical Center is partnering with the Barre Town clerk/treasurer’s office and the Vermont Department of Health to distribute free radon-in-air test kits to Barre Town residents from October 16 to November 17. 

Andrea Triguba, RN holding up a ceiling tile she painted of a garden
Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Thanks to the talents of our own Andrea Triguba, RN, exam rooms in our Women's Health practice have been transformed into miniature art galleries with ceiling tiles that evoke the beauty of Vermont's wildlife and landscapes.

A toddler in a car seat with her mom looking back at her
Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

During Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Week, learn how to keep your child safe using these tips on how to correctly choose and install car seats, boosters and seat belts.

Nerve cells
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Intriguing new research about how the brain perceives pain is leading to new treatments that are helping patients reconceptualize and cope with pain through the use of pain management skills.

Anxious girl saying goodbye to mother before getting on school bus
Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

As the summer comes to a close and that first day of school looms ever closer, use these tips on how to prepare for school in a productive way in order to ease the inner anxiety that some kids experience.

Women wearing solar eclipse glasses
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

A solar eclipse is a truly spectacular phenomenon. Everyone should try to catch a glimpse of this unique event. Whether you stay here or travel, eye safety is of the utmost importance.