Showing Stories tagged with: Women’s Health
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January 31, 2023
Women Find Strength with Cardiac Rehab
HIIT exercise is a key piece of recovery after a cardiac event.
September 29, 2022
No Admission: Preventing Hospital Stays Before They Happen
UVM Medical Center is piloting an innovative unit in the emergency room to provide better care, sometimes at home.
April 7, 2022
Let’s Talk About Consent
It can be uncomfortable, but talking explicitly to our children and young adults about safe and unsafe touch is critical to empowering them and helping them understand that they are in control of their bodies.
March 25, 2022
When Time Is of the Essence
For stroke patients in rural areas, new technology can save a life.
March 22, 2022
Don’t Sweat It: Busting Six Menopause Myths
Expert advice to help weather a commonly misunderstood chapter of life.
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.
December 21, 2021
Top 5 Pregnancy Myths, Busted
Three experts within the University of Vermont Health Network offer advice on common pregnancy myths — from needing to eat for two, to exercise and more. Our UVM Medical Center chef also offers three recipes with pregnancy-boosting nutrients.
September 24, 2021
Breast Cancer: What We Know Today
Every two minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. The good news? Significant scientific advancements in the past few decades mean earlier detection and better treatment.
June 25, 2021
For a Mother and Her Sons, Family Medicine is ‘a personalized experience every step of the way’
Sometimes patients want the emotional support of a simple conversation. When Ashley Marlow was pregnant and post-partum, she wanted a partner in her health care experience. “I always felt like we had a plan,” she says, “and I had an advocate.”
May 6, 2021
For pregnant patients, the decision to get vaccinated can be stressful, but experts say the benefits far outweigh the risks.
November 3, 2020
How to Host a Virtual Baby Shower
New parents need support from their friends and family, but it’s important, most especially during the COVID-19 pandemic and flu season, to keep these new families healthy. It is time to get creative. Virtual baby showers are a great way to celebrate the expecting parents without needing a large number of people to gather in the same space. Read more for ideas, tip and tricks!
October 2, 2020
New Baby During COVID-19? Postpartum Resources for Parents
Seeking out the support of friends and family during your postpartum period is so important. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has created additional challenges for families with new babies. Here are some resources that are available to you at this time.
January 10, 2020
The Best & Worst Baby Shower Gifts
Finding the perfect gift for a baby shower can be tricky. There are thousands of different gadgets and toys on the market, and it can be seriously overwhelming. Luckily, we have the scoop on the best and worst baby shower gifts to give, and the research to back it up. Let’s start with the worst
December 13, 2019
Far too Early, but Not a Moment too Soon
A patient and family story from Catrina McKnight, recounting an experience that took place eight years ago. As my eyes began to open slowly, I couldn’t fathom what had just occurred. My mind was blank for a moment while I tried to get my bearings and recall what was happening. My body didn’t feel the
November 23, 2019
How to Protect Your Skin as You Age
Danielle DeRosa is first and currently the only licensed medical aesthetician on staff at a Vermont hospital. In her role at the UVM Medical Center, she helps patients deal with skin changes due to aging and medical conditions and diseases, such as skin cancer. She shares her advice for protecting your skin as you age,