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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.

Cancer Gut Health Clinical Trials Colorectal Cancer Patient Stories Innovation

‘Being Home is So Much Better’

When you need help to live independently, the team at UVM Home Health & Hospice can be a lifesaver.

Aging Well Chronic Conditions Caregiving Nursing Patient Stories

Hospice Care at Home Empowers Vermonters in their End-of-Life Journey

Program helps Vermonters and their families live well and cope with loss.

Aging Well Caregiving Palliative Care Patient Stories

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.

Children's Health Chronic Conditions Babies Caregiving Neurological Disorders Patient Stories

‘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.

Heart Health Stroke Patient Stories

‘I’m Not Going to Leave Your Side’

A nurse’s care changed Justin Hart’s life, and his career.

Heart Health Patient Stories Workforce

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.

Chronic Conditions Kidney Disease Organ Donation Patient Stories Transplant Surgery

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.

Cancer Colorectal Cancer Patient Stories

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.

Heart Health Community Health Innovation Patient Stories

‘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.

Heart Health Women’s Health Heart Attack Fitness Patient Stories

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.

Cancer Stroke Patient Stories

Portraits in Time

Two paintings bookend a couple’s battle with cancer.

Cancer Breast Cancer Patient Stories

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.

Heart Health Patient Stories

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.

Heart Health Patient Stories

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.”

COVID-19 Aging Well Vaccines Patient Stories

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