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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We live in a world where we do not have to fear contracting diseases like small pox due to the protection immunizations have provided children, our most vulnerable age group, which is why we need adults to look out for their best interests