The Fourth of July feels like the unofficial start of summer – with its barbecues, fireworks, and fun with family and friends. If you choose to light fireworks at home, follow these tips for making sure everyone stays safe.
This is the time of year when Vermonters, in particular, need to start being very careful about excessive exposure to the sun and its ultraviolet (UV) rays that can cause skin cancer. Learn what you need to know to keep your family protected from harmful rays.
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day. It’s the day that the World Health Organization and its partners highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use. Cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and other products containing nicotine are bad for our health.
National Stroke Awareness Month may be behind us, but work is always needed to combat one of the deadliest diseases on earth. Family medicine physician Dr. Matthew Sullivan offers real, concrete steps we can all take to reduce that risk.
Before and after venturing into tall grass or forests this spring, summer and fall, learn how to deter ticks from taking hold, how to remove an embedded tick, and when you should seek medical attention.
Learn about the many ways our SLPs can work as part of your care team to enhance your participation, accessibility, and functioning as it relates to communication, cognition, and swallowing during every day activities.
Each year, almost 800,000 strokes occur in the United States. Someone dies from stroke every four minutes, making it the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Knowing the signs of stroke, how to prevent it, and how to help others around you, just might save a life.
Thanks to vaccines, most young parents have never seen the devastating effects of diseases like polio, measles, or whooping cough. Learn more about vaccines from Jessie Leyse, MD, an internal medicine, pediatric and infectious disease physician practicing at CVMC Family Medicine - Berlin.
There are more than 5,000 New Englanders waiting for life-saving transplants. It takes less than two minutes to register your decision to be a donor online. Find out how register to be an organ & tissue donor.
Unlike many cancers, colorectal cancer can be caught early and even prevented with one simple step – screening. Learn about your screening options from CVMC primary care physician Dr. Jeremiah Eckhaus.