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Baby peaking out from under blanket
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

You probably have heard about some of the benefits of breastfeeding – it’s cheaper than formula, helps mom lose weight, fewer ear infections, allergies and colds for baby. But there’s so much more, and we are learning everyday about the amazing qualities of breastmilk.

Human head made out of puzzle pieces with several pieces flying away
Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

People often enter into cancer treatment with the expectation that they might lose their hair, experience nausea or battle fatigue, but more patients are now learning and being counseled that they may experience changes in thinking.

Pill bottles
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Starting July 1, 2017, new rules governing how providers prescribe opioids to their patients will go into effect under VT Opioid Act 173. Learn about the changes you will see in your care if you are being prescribed opioids to treat pain.

Drawing of a compass
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious medical condition, it’s likely that your life is about to get complicated. Our Patient Navigator provides some valuable tips on how you can minimize problems by being prepared and recruiting support.

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.

Three smooth rocks stacked on a leaf with water flowing over.
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Use these five dimensions of well-being as a guide to help you think about particular areas that are going well and others that may need some extra attention and effort.

Team Bicycle Express Racer
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Whether you ride for fun or competition, our rehabilitation therapists recommend that you incorporate these key stretches into your riding regimen in order to help prevent injuries.

Bicycle Express Racer Greg Jancaitis
Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Our rehabilitation therapists have pulled together these key strengthening and conditioning exercises to help you stay healthy and injury-free on your bike this season.

Light bulb on grassy background with text "Energy Saving Tips"
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Celebrate Earth Day on April 22 by implementing some of these energy saving tips from CVMC's Energy Savings Initiative Coordinator Leo Martineau. Learn how small actions can create big changes.