Family Health

Three young women walking for exercise
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by John “J.P.” Begly, MD

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.

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.

Older couple out walking
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by Preeth Sundaran, MD

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

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.

Two glasses of white wine and wine bottle on table in front of christmas tree
Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Have you ever poured punch at a holiday party and wondered “How many drinks are in this?” Many people are surprised to learn what counts as a drink. Find tips for staying within your limits and drinking safely this holiday season.

Senior man driving a car
Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by Hannah Beatty, OTR/L, MOT

All individuals experience physical and mental changes as we age, sometimes so minor that we may not even notice them. Learn what you need to know to stay safe on the road, and how to decide when it is time to turn over your keys.

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.

Vermont Health Connect Open Enrollment Banner
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) is offering in-person assistance to community members enrolling in Vermont Health Connect, the state’s health insurance marketplace.

Three girls dressed in witch and princess costumes trick or treating with their mom
Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

While Halloween can be a very exciting time for children and parents, it can be one of the most dangerous nights of the year. On average, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween as on any other day of the year.

Exterior photo of UVM Health Network - CVMC sign on outside of CVMC hospital building
Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

After a successful first year at Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) in Northern New York, Larner College of Medicine’s Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) will expand to Central Vermont Medical Center in March 2019.