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‘I’m right where I want to be’

The Family Medicine Residency Program at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital is bringing a new generation of family doctors to communities in the North Country.

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The Science of Happiness: How to Overcome Pandemic Grief

Two years into a global pandemic, the many ways COVID-19 has affected our mental health is becoming clear.

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10 Tips to Stop Tossing and Turning

Sleep is critical to our overall health, but many of us get much less than we actually need.

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Is It Easy to Give Blood? You Bet. Here’s How.

The pandemic has triggered a historic blood shortage and the need is critical. We’re asking you to roll up your sleeve to save a life.

Wellness

Should I Go To the Emergency Department?

When you’re not feeling well, sometimes it’s difficult to decide where you should go to seek care. From the Emergency Department, to Urgent Care, to calling your primary care physician – there are a lot of options. Here’s our advice.

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6 Health Conditions That Increase Your Risk of Flu

For some people, the flu is particularly dangerous. The flu vaccine can help reduce that risk.

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Relationship Red Flags

Domestic abuse can take many forms – from physical violence to financial coercion. Here are nine warning signs that a romantic partner could become abusive.

Wellness Domestic Abuse

COVID and Flu: You Have the Power to Help Prevent a Twindemic

For Jessie Leyse, MD, an infectious disease expert, it all comes down to making smart choices to mitigate risk. Influenza kills people every year, and having a vaccine could save your life.

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Flu Vaccine: The Top 5 Myths Busted

To help you make an informed decision about getting a flu vaccine, we put five of the most common myths under the microscope.

Wellness Flu Vaccines

10 Minutes is Better Than No Minutes

Dylan Daniels, EP, CCEP, has heard all the reasons why people can’t exercise, and he has a solution for each. Getting a little exercise each day can significantly improve physical and mental health.

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Walking Is Enough

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get the exercise you need to stay healthy. Learn how, one step at a time, you can gain the physical benefits of regular movement.

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Summer School: How to Avoid and Treat Tick Bites

Our region’s wooded hillsides and grassy fields are the perfect place to recreate and enjoy the summer season, but ticks thrive in these areas, too. Here’s our advice for avoiding and treating tick bites all year long.

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Hey Man, These Small Changes Have a Big Impact on Your Health

Most health issues are largely preventable, but studies show many men don’t access health care regularly. In honor of Men’s Health Month, we asked an expert for simple advice for guys hoping to live a healthier lifestyle.

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6 Snack Foods and 3 Easy Recipes to Reduce Your Stress

UVM Medical Center nutrition experts Stephanie Gall, DCN, RD, CD and Leah Pryor give stress-fighting snacks and recipes to fuel you with helpful antioxidants, protein and anti-inflammatories.

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The Pandemic’s Heart-Breaking Side Effect: Sitting, Sitting, Sitting

Medical experts are concerned that the nearly year-long pandemic has led to a decrease in physical activity and increase in heart health risks. UVM Medical Center Cardiologist Sherrie Khadanga, MD, offers advice for stepping up activity at home, and ultimately, improving the health of your heart.

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