6 (Realistic) Ways to Add More Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet

We’ve all been told countless times to eat more fruits and vegetables. We know it’s healthy to include more of them in our diet – they provide vital nutrients and fiber, antioxidants and phytochemicals. But, despite our best intentions we sometimes come up short. We are always hearing things about how “easy” it is to […]

Join us on October 4 for a free panel discussion titled “The State of Opioid Addiction in Vermont: Treatment & Research,” part of Community Medical School at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. The panel will feature Stephen Leffler, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Charles MacLean, MD, and Patricia Fisher, MD. The event takes place at 6:00-7:30pm at the UVM Given Medical Building […]

In the long run, we know that eating a healthy diet will not only improve our wellbeing, but likely reduce medical costs, lost income due to illness and other costs associated with chronic conditions. In fact, research from the Harvard School of Public Health found that the increased price of consuming a healthier diet (about […]

Parents have been asking me lots of questions as to whether their infants and toddlers should be learning from apps available on smart media devices like phones and tablets. Also, they’ve been asking whether these devices truly help young children get smarter. Let me swipe away some of your concerns and provide some information on this […]

On September 15 the Steps to Wellness celebrated its fifth anniversary at the UVM Medical Center. The rehabilitation program offered to cancer survivors through the UVM Cancer Center has evaluated more than 700 patients since its launch in 2011.  Research data collected during this time demonstrates participants experience many benefits, including increased physical fitness and decreased stress, […]