Wellness

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.

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.

Green vegetables arranged in a heart shape
Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Learn the secret to healthy living from people in the world who live the longest healthiest lives. Sometimes referred to as the “Blue Zones,” these health seekers don’t diet or count calories, rather their cultures are steeped in a culinary lifestyle that supports living long, healthy lives.

Sliced cabbage sitting on wooden cutting board
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Cabbage, the centerpiece for this savory slaw, packs a host of essential nutrients, making this healthy salad the perfect accompaniment to any meal.

Women wearing solar eclipse glasses
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

A solar eclipse is a truly spectacular phenomenon. Everyone should try to catch a glimpse of this unique event. Whether you stay here or travel, eye safety is of the utmost importance.

Male cyclists sitting next to bike drinking water from water bottle
Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

With warmer days on the horizon, we all need to stay hydrated. CVMC primary care sports medicine physician Dr. Timothy J. Partridge explains the importance of replacing lost fluids and shares some key hydration tips for all active individuals.

Close up of girl's legs and muddy sneakers hiking with poles
Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017 by Christian H.G. Bean, MD

As the trails and woods dry up, we all want to get outside. CVMC Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Christian H.G. Bean shows us how putting poles in your hands while hiking not only gives you an upper body workout but can help save your knees.

Wheat Berry
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

The wheat berry's hearty whole wheat kernel has a nutty earthiness that lends itself well to both sweet and savory dishes and is also brimming with nutrients. Introduce yourself to the wheat berry with our delicious Curry Wheat Berry Salad.

Faucet filling a glass of water
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

While drinking enough water is important at any time of year, this sudden onset of summer-like weather is a good time to make sure that you are staying hydrated, especially if it has motivated you to resume or increase your regular exercise routine. 

April is Donate Life Month text next to colorful pinwheel
Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

CVMC is pleased to announce we have partnered with New England Donor Services to celebrate National Donate Life Month. Registering your decision to become a donor is the most effective way to save lives through donation and is a sign of support to those who continue to wait.