Studies have shown that breast milk is the best food for your baby. It supplies superior nutrition and provides health benefits including immunity, weight gain and enhanced intellectual, psychomotor and neurological development. So how can you get breastfeeding off to a good start? Here’s the low down on making your breasts work for you.
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.
We now live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity.
For Cindy Griffith, hiking and being active is a critical part of her life. After she injured her knee hiking the Long Trail, she was fearful that she would never be able to return to her same level of activity, but six months post surgery, she was hiking pain free again.
An ankle sprain is such a common injury that many people tend to just ice and hobble along until they feel ready to get back to their favorite activities. In order to prevent this type of injury or lingering pain from becoming chronic, it is important to take an active role in your recovery.
‘This can’t be that hard, this can’t be that hard….’ Those are the words that echoed through my brain as I was running through a series of simple balance and strengthening exercises a few weeks ago with physical therapy following an ankle sprain.
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.
There are 200,000 cases of bladder cancer in the US every year. Of those, 16,000 people die annually. We can lower both numbers through early detection and treatment. It’s easier than you think.
Daily physical movement is a life-long journey, and a big part of lifelong sustainability is adopting a learning mindset that allows us the flexibility to learn from our experiences and see each day as a wonderful new possibility. Learn how to aim for consistency.