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December 20, 2022
How to Clean a Car Seat to Prevent Infections
With increased vigilance to prevent infections, parents and caregivers may be considering cleaning their child’s car seat. Here are our tips and advice to do so safely.
December 5, 2022
Working From Home? Check Your Ergonomics
Let’s face it, our homes are not necessarily equipped to be our workspaces, yet ergonomics is essential to your working environment – wherever it is – to prevent stress on your body. These ergonomic basics will keep you comfortable and productive during your working days from home.
November 4, 2022
What You Need to Know About RSV, Flu and COVID Right Now
Viral infections are leading to an uptick in hospitalizations. Experts share tips to keep yourself well.
October 19, 2022
Am I Still Protected?
COVID-19 vaccines have gotten a serious upgrade. Two UVM Medical Center experts weigh in on the optimal protection against a fall surge.
July 15, 2022
COVID-19 Vaccination: Is it Really Safe for My Kids?
Experts from UVM Children’s Hospital answer parent and caregiver questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids.
April 6, 2022
You’re Sick, Too?
An expert weighs in on why it feels like everyone is sick right now.
March 2, 2022
The Pandemic’s End
With the omicron wave subsiding across much of the country, many are wondering: Is this the end of the pandemic?
February 9, 2022
Myocarditis and Vaccination: Is It Worth the Risk?
Myocarditis, a rare side effect of COVID-19 vaccination, made headlines. A pediatric cardiologist at UVM Medical Center explains why coronavirus infection poses a much, much greater danger.
January 3, 2022
Omicron: What You Need to Know
The variant now accounts for 95% of new infections in the U.S. Our infectious disease specialist answers your top five questions.
January 3, 2022
Flu Is the Last Thing You Need. 5 Steps to Avoid Infection.
With omicron threatening an already overburdened health care system, you don’t want to land in the hospital with the flu. Infectious disease expert Jessie Leyse, MD, MPH, shares some tips about how to stay healthy.
December 22, 2021
A Doctor’s Plea to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
We've seen too many people, even young people, die from COVID-19. The vast majority were unvaccinated and when they show up here, it’s too late. Until we have everyone vaccinated, we’re going to see this pattern continue indefinitely.
December 21, 2021
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.
December 1, 2021
Two Years Into the Pandemic, Teens Logging on for Help
Physicians across the UVM Health Network are using video visits and telehealth appointments to meet the growing need for adolescent mental health care
November 16, 2021
Explaining the Safety of the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children: The Experts Weigh In
Pediatric experts Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at UVM Children’s Hospital, and Rebecca Bell, MD, president of the Vermont state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a pediatric critical care specialist, weigh in on the safety of the vaccines for children.
October 26, 2021
COVID-19 Booster: What You Need To Know
Our experts address common questions about COVID-19 vaccine boosters, including who is eligible and why a booster shot is so important.