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Skeletal views of good to poor neck posture while looking at phone
Posted on Monday, October 22, 2018 by Kimberly Fuller, PT, CEAS II

In this second of a three part series, our ergonomic specialist, Kimberly Fuller, PT, provides simple tips on how to prevent your use of electronic devices from causing neck pain.

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.

Older couple walking dog in field with hills in background
Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2018 by John “J.P.” Begly, MD

CVMC orthopedic surgeon John "J.P." Begly, MD provides tips on how to keep our joints in good condition through physical fitness, diet and nutrition, posture and stress management.

Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day
Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Many women eligible for breast reconstruction following cancer surgery are unaware of their options. Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day aims to give women hope and confidence through the gift of skin donation. 

Woman straining forward to read here laptop
Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2018 by Kimberly Fuller, PT, CEAS II

In this first of a three part series, our ergonomic specialist, Kimberly Fuller, PT, explores how to avoid eye, shoulder and/or neck fatigue or pain from using your computer, phone or tablet for long periods of time.

Little girls sitting on her mom's lap giving a female doctor a high five.
Posted on Thursday, October 4, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

The 2017-2018 flu season was a record-setting year, and not in a good way, reinforcing why the CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease.

Four teenagers with arms around each other's shoulders
Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2018 by Anna Hankins, MD

While the possession of marijuana might be legal for adults in Vermont, CVMC pediatrician Anna Hankins, MD urges parents to remember that marijuana use among teenagers has many harmful effects.

Sunlight shining through locked arms
Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

National Suicide Prevention Week is an important time to focus attention on what remains a serious public health concern that all too frequently remains hidden. Learn to distinguish facts from myths and recognize when someone is at risk.

2018 Sepsis Awareness Month
Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

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.

Football field set up with agility course for training.
Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018 by Catherine Mygatt Naden, MD

CVMC sports medicine specialist Catherine Naden, MD reviews pointers to help you have a safe and successful return to fall athletics, including the importance of hydration and protecting the brain.