Girl getting sunscreen applied to her face
Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Diseased Heart with Tobacco Breaks Heart World No Tobacco Day campaign information
Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Seniors out walking
Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Kids walking through a grass field
Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Young child holding her mouth in position to work on speech
Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

An older couple riding bikes
Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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. 

Baby peeking out from under blanket
Posted on Monday, April 30, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Girl on back of mother with arms out like an airplane
Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month graphic - 60% of colorectal cancer deaths could be avoided with screening
Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Family cutting vegetables for salad
Posted on Friday, March 16, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

A little planning can help you get the most nutrition for your food budget. Get tips from Amy Gendron, RDN, CD, Clinical Nutrition Manager at CVMC on ways to eat healthy for less.