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December 21, 2021
Sleep is critical to our overall health, but many of us get much less than we actually need.
December 20, 2021
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.
October 29, 2021
Domestic abuse can take many forms – from physical violence to financial coercion. Here are nine warning signs that a romantic partner could become abusive.
October 14, 2021
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.
September 17, 2021
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.
June 29, 2021
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.
June 11, 2021
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.
June 10, 2021
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.
May 6, 2021
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.
February 23, 2021
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.
January 26, 2021
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.
January 26, 2021
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.
January 8, 2021
Before you zip up your coat to hit the slopes, take a minute to review our health and safety tips.
October 23, 2020
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.”
October 22, 2020
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.