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April 3, 2023
An Alternative to Surgery and a Colostomy Bag?
An innovative treatment leads to a better quality of life for 48-year-old with rectal cancer.
March 19, 2023
‘Being Home is So Much Better’
When you need help to live independently, the team at UVM Home Health & Hospice can be a lifesaver.
November 11, 2022
Hospice Care at Home Empowers Vermonters in their End-of-Life Journey
Program helps Vermonters and their families live well and cope with loss.
July 26, 2022
Care at Home Helps Children Thrive
Meet Henry. He’s two years old and his neurological condition is one in a million. Home health care is helping him beat the odds.
May 25, 2022
‘Minutes Matter When You’re Dealing With a Stroke’
It may sound unlucky to have a stroke while at cardiac rehab, but for Darcie Belisle, it was anything but.
May 25, 2022
‘I’m Not Going to Leave Your Side’
A nurse’s care changed Justin Hart’s life, and his career.
April 8, 2022
61st in Line for a Transplant: James’ Story
His 3- and 5-year-olds knew him only as someone hooked up to a dialysis machine several hours a day. Now, thanks to an organ donation, he’s free – and he’ll get to watch them grow up.
March 9, 2022
With Help from Young Survivors Group, Oncology Nurse Has Peak Experience
When Kelly Gernander began experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms, she went for a colonoscopy. The enterologist had an unwelcome surprise. She had bowel cancer.
March 9, 2022
Heart Care Hits the Road
To improve access to health care, cardiologist Gavin Noble, MD, travels across the region to bring specialty care to rural communities.
February 9, 2022
‘Back to My Best’
Struck by a rare type of heart attack, this 44-year-old woman is back running thanks to proactive clinical and cardiac rehab care.
November 24, 2021
With Profound Appreciation, Thomas
Thomas Jackson suffered a massive seizure due to a brain tumor he didn’t even know was there. He arrived at the University of Vermont Medical Center Emergency Department unconscious. Watch this video of Jackson's difficult road to recovery and his gratitude to staff for the care he received.
March 9, 2021
Seconds Count for a Second Chance
Do you know what to do if you see someone suddenly collapse? For Lisa Woodworth, a colleague’s quick thinking helped save her mother’s life.
February 23, 2021
Heart Issue Doesn’t Stop Cyclist for Long
Passing out while riding a bike is never good. When it happens twice, it’s time to take action. For Ann Dávila Cardinal, a pacemaker has brought her back to the trails. Read Ann's story.
February 19, 2021
Chocolates, 92 Candles and a Shot
How better to celebrate 92 years on Earth than getting the COVID-19 vaccine? At least that’s how Marion Blanchette saw it on Saturday, February 13 – her 92nd birthday. “I was waiting until it was my turn,” she says, “and I was anxious. But it was perfect. It ran so smooth – no waiting, nothing.”