Compared with young, healthy adults, older individuals are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu because our immune systems become weaker as we age.
In this interview with Dr. Kathy Mariani, Medical Director at Family Medicine South Burlington at the UVM Medical Center, learn about what happens when you get the flu and how to reduce your chances of getting it.
In the first part of this two-part series on adult vaccinations, Shayne Foley, PA-C introduces basic terminology, biological basis, safety, immunizations goals, concepts and standard schedules for a healthy adult.
During Sepsis Awareness Month take the time to learn about how to prevent, recognize and treat pressure ulcers in order to avoid severe complications such as sepsis.
Every two minutes, someone in the U.S dies from sepsis. Sepsis Awareness Month serves to raise awareness about sepsis, including the signs and symptoms, because even just knowing what it is can save someone’s life.
Shane Foley, PA-C provides you with everything you need to know about ticks and Lyme disease to help you stay accurately informed and safe while continuing to enjoy your outdoor activities.
Knowing your risk factors for stroke is the first step in preventing a stroke. During May, National Stroke Awareness Month, take the time to learn what risk factors you can change or treat and factors you cannot control.
Did you know that eating well can actually help you prevent type 2 diabetes? Ilene Siegel, RDN, CDE, a Registered Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator at CVMC, helps you to choose foods that can help lower your risk.
CVMC orthopedic surgeon John “J.P.” Begly, MD shares tips on how small changes, even daily walks, can help lead up to big health benefits in the long run.