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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

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.

COVID-19 Wellness Flu

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.

Wellness Fitness

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.

Wellness Ticks

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.

Men’s Health Mental Health Wellness COVID-19

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.

Food and Nutrition Mental Health Wellness Recipes

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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Ready for a Mental Reboot?

The global pandemic has thrown many of us off of our routines, increased our stress and kick-started some unhealthy habits. The length of time it has lasted, and the reduced access to familiar ways to cope and recharge — exercise, visiting friends and family — has made a bad situation even worse.

Mental Health COVID-19 Wellness

How a Flower Sale Turned into a 2,600 Pound Food Drive at UVM Medical Center

Long before COVID, employees and dedicated garden volunteers at the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Fanny Allen campus have been raising money for the Colchester Food Shelf by selling flower bouquets and arrangements from the cutting garden.

Food and Nutrition Wellness

Staying Safe on the Slopes

Before you zip up your coat to hit the slopes, take a minute to review our health and safety tips.

Injury Prevention COVID-19 Wellness

He Beat COVID-19, But Won’t Mess With the Flu

Richard Pritsky, 74, beat a serious case of COVID-19 that put him on a ventilator in UVM Medical Center’s intensive care unit. Now that he’s healthy again, he doesn’t intend to mess with the flu. Learn about the steps he’s taking to prep for flu season and a possible “twindemic.”

COVID-19 Wellness Flu Patient Stories

Ready for What’s Ahead? You Have the Power to Prevent a Twindemic

Thanks to our diligence, our region has experienced some of the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in the nation. With flu season looming, we can add one more powerful tool to our prevention measures - the flu vaccine.

Wellness Vaccines Flu

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