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April Is National Donate Life Month graphic with a variety of bicycle styles
Posted on Monday, April 1, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

This April, we want to remind everyone that they can help save a life. Registering your decision to be an organ, eye and tissue donor takes less than a minute and gives hope to those waiting.

Colorful representation of swirling brain
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by Hannah Zajac, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS

CVMC physical therapist Hannah Zajac helps you to understand how concussions can cause imbalances in your brain by impacting its ability to maintain its internal conditions and processes.

Older couple out walking
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

CVMC cardiologist Preeth Sundaran, MD provides diet and lifestyle tips that can help improve your heart health and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Mother with daughter on back, both with arms out like an airplane
Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

More than 120,000 men, women and children in the U.S. — 5,000 in New England — are waiting for life-saving transplants. Find out how you can make a difference in the life of others by registering as a donor.

Woman holding a red We Go Red banner
Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

The most common misconception about women and heart disease is that women are at less risk for heart disease than men. The reality is that heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. Learn about your risk factors and how to live a more heart healthy life.

Female skier
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2019 by Kat Dwyer, PT, DPT

CVMC physical therapist Kat Dwyer, PT, DPT, reveals how strengthening some lesser known core muscles might just serve as the magic ticket to staying healthy this winter season.

Man snowshoeing with a backpack
Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019 by UVMHN-CVMC

Whether you are heading out to ski, ice fish, or just walk in the woods, follow these tips from CVMC Emergency Medicine Physician J. Brooks Motley, MD on preparations that can help you stay safe if you get stuck in the cold.

Toddler boy playing with plastic blocks in front of Christmas Tree
Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

This holiday season, and all year long, knowing how to choose appropriate toys can help keep your kids safe from toy-related injuries.

Multi-generational family out walking
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

We do a lot of planning in life. We plan where we’ll live, go to school, go to work and retire. Teresa Fama, MD, Jonna Goulding, MD, and Jewelene Griffin, RN encourage families to start conversations about planning health care decisions.

Meghan Couture
Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Comforting others on end-of-life journeys isn’t a role Meghan Couture’s loved ones ever imagined they’d be in, but after Meghan died of a rare cancer, her family created Meghan's comfort bags to support loved ones of patients facing longer-term hospital stays.