In 2020, even before COVID-19 increased many people’s anxiety and depression, nearly one third of University of Vermont Medical Center primary care patients reported mental health or substance use concerns.
Most people know their infant, toddler or young school-aged child needs a car seat or booster in the family vehicle. Car seats also keep children safe on airplanes. Here’s some information for anyone planning air travel with children.
When cardiologist Sherrie Khadanga, MD, first came to The University of Vermont Medical Center for her residency in 2013, she started researching cardiovascular risk factors and ways those could be reduced. She realized there was a lot of attention given to medications, stents and surgeries in the medical literature, but not as much on cardiac rehab programs – which she thought was unfortunate.
“Cardiac rehab decreases hospitalization and mortality, improves patients’ quality of life, and reduces the likelihood of a second cardiac event. It’s a simple program with a huge beneficial impact,”
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.
Car crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for children. In many cases, these deaths and injuries can be prevented by use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. Here are some child passenger safety tips and reminders.