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Young man sitting at his laptop looking bored.
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An increase in alcohol or drug use, thoughts of self-harm or suicide: These are the obvious indicators of depression. But psychiatrist Robert Althoff, MD, Ph.D., says more subtle signs of depression may sneak up on you.

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Painful, throbbing, debilitating…that’s how the pain is described by those who suffer from migraines. Adam Sprouse Blum, MD, a headache specialist at the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Headache Clinic, explains how to combat this mysterious disease.

pedestrian safety
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Walking is one of the best exercises around! It is free, accessible to many people, and can be done alone or with a group. Learn how to stay safe while walking, and if you are driving, how to watch for walkers.

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In my adult years, I almost gave up on exercise but then I tried this making a few changes, including embracing the sport of swimming.

intuitive eating
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Focusing on ditching the diet mentality and implementing healthy and sustainable lifestyle changes instead will lead to a more balanced life.

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More than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. Find out if you are at a higher than normal risk of getting glaucoma.

Corey Cenate is a Wellness Health Coach at the University of Vermont Medical Center.
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Corey Cenate, an Employee Wellness Health Coach, explains what his role is when working with clients in order to help you decide whether a health coach might help you reach your goals.

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Parents have been lighting up with questions about e-cigarettes and what they can say to their teenagers to convince them to stop, or better yet, not even use them. Dr. Lewis steps in with advice for parents.

mother's day
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Happy Mother’s Day Every day as a pediatrician, I get to hear from a lot of moms (including my own) which brings me to Mother’s Day—a time to celebrate mom for the special person she is. This week, therefore I thought I would share with children and dads some of the gifts mom really would

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Texting while driving is a dangerous combination of visual, manual and cognitive distractions and can often be fatal. Get tips on how to avoid being a distracted driver.