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Aronia Berry Patch in Plainfield, Vermont
Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

Guy Edson knew that a lifetime of smoking was bad for his lungs, but a wakeup call came when he needed surgery to place a stent in his aorta. This American Heart Month, read Guy's story to learn how he quit smoking and turned his health around...and how you can too!

Posted on Monday, January 11, 2016 by UVMHN-CVMC

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Learn what you need to know about risk factors, symptoms, how it is diagnosed and what the treatment options are for cervical cancer.

Two people snowshoeing
Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Vermont in winter – some of us cringe, some of us smile. Whether you like to stay indoors, or go exploring outdoors, there is something healthy for everyone to do in Vermont in winter. Here are 10 low-cost to no-cost healthy habits in all five dimensions of wellbeing to try this winter.

Watercolor of flower
Posted on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Despite the magnitude of resources available about Palliative Care, there continues to be widespread misunderstanding about what palliative care means and what it provides. Learn about the benefits of palliative care for patients of all ages who are facing a serious illness.

Older woman walking up flight of stone steps using cane
Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Using a cane should not signal a loss of independence or sense of defeat, but instead, it should signal a way to participate in more of the things you love and more frequently while helping to increase your strength and balance.

CVMC physician Javad Mashkuri and WCMHS Emergency Services Coordinator Gary Gordon
Posted on Monday, November 23, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

WCMHS recently honored the team at CVMC for their professionalism, their willingness to go above and beyond and their joint commitment to the well-being and safety of the people they collaboratively serve.

National Cancer Society
Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Get ready to lose the habit and become victorious over tobacco on Thursday, November 19! The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout, which occurs the third Thursday of every November, is your day to go the distance, and to finally give up smoking.

Dr. Valentine and his collegues at the Relay for Life in 2012
Posted on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

The Vermont Medical Society recently named UVM Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center’s John W. Valentine, M.D., Physician of the Year for “the exemplary and respectful care that he has given his many patients and their families as an oncologist in Central Vermont for the past 35 years.

Sloan U.S. Army Hospital in 1863
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

This Veteran's Day we remember those soldiers of history, taking a look back at what Civil War soldiers faced when returning home to the Sloan U.S. Army Hospital in Montpelier.

Lung xray
Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 by UVMHN-CVMC

Lung Cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in Vermont. Find out if you are at risk for lung cancer and learn about a new screening tool that is available for early detection.