Aging and the Brain: What’s Normal and What’s Not?

Our bodies change as we age. In general, we see changes in our hearing, hair, or even height. We may also notice changes in our vision or our sleeping patterns. Memory changes occur, too. For a growing number of aging Americans, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia may take hold. William Pendlebury, MD, medical […]

Winter squash comes in many shapes and varieties. Substitute any kind of winter squash in your recipes. Winter squash includes many antioxidants and you can eat it either sweet or savory. The most commonly known winter squashes include acorn, butternut, and spaghetti squash. Winter Squash Nutrition Profile Winter squash is an excellent source of vitamin […]

Last fall, my husband, stepson, and I found out that our family was growing. I was expecting a baby girl! I had a fairly easy pregnancy. I was able to keep up my normal activities, work, and stay active doing CrossFit. Despite the “new mom worries” and googling each and every little twinge or pregnancy […]

In late fall and winter, the short days put us at greater risk for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a condition where people have mood issues during a particular season. This most commonly means suffering depression during winter. More rarely, people may experience mania, or a mix of mania and depression. Symptoms Symptoms of seasonal affective disorder […]

University of Vermont Children’s Hospital is happy to announce our new cleft & craniofacial program, led by pediatric plastic surgeon Dr. Thomas Willson and clinical coordinator Kristen Daniels, PA-C. The clinic was previously run by the state of Vermont, and is transitioning care to our team. The program has been many months in the making […]