May is Better Speech-Language and Hearing Month. We thank our audiologists and speech-language pathologists for the incredible work they do everyday at the University of Vermont Medical Center! Communication disorders are among the most common conditions in adults and children, costing the United States billions annually due to lost work productivity, special education, and medical treatment. At […]
Recently, parents who became stepparents through second marriages have been asking me how they can do a good job in this new role. Everything’s relative, so let me provide some information on stepparenting. Becoming a stepparent can be a most rewarding experience. If you have never had children, becoming a stepparent offers you the chance […]
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Sleep work disorder is defined as sleep deprivation and a decline in mental function and physical ability due to working outside of the normal daylight hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. According to the Cleveland Clinic up to 20 percent of the American population work shift work (anything outside of 7am-6pm). Additionally, 30 percent […]
Join the Everything Counts Facebook Giveaway, a month-long program to help you see exercise differently. Join now to get tips, connect with your peers, and win fun prizes. Everything Counts is hosted by the University of Vermont Health Network and sponsored by Genavix Wellness Program, powered by the EDGE, New England Federal Credit Union. We […]
Looking for a healthier version of ranch dressing to enjoy on your salads? Look no further than this tasty recipe!
Vermont has a drug problem and doctors have to respond to it. We must prescribe fewer narcotics. Instead of writing prescriptions, we need to start saying, “This will hurt for a few days.” We check VPMS daily, and screen our adolescents for early signs of depression and substance abuse. Yet, only a fraction of Vermont […]