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COVID-19 Answers From Infectious Disease Expert Tim Lahey, MD

As we seek to protect ourselves and our loved ones while preventing the spread of the highly contagious respiratory illness known as COVID-19, accurate information and expert guidance is more important than ever. Here, Tim Lahey, MD, an infectious diseases doctor and professor of medicine at the University of Vermont’s Larner School of Medicine and […]

Every flu season, people decide to skip the flu shot, but it’s an important piece of your preventive health care. Here we clear up some of the most common flu falsehoods.   Myth #1: The flu is like the common cold – it’s not a big deal.  Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness that […]

Snacks get a bad rap. They’re often prepackaged and loaded with salt and sugar. But where they lose points for nutrition, they win for convenience. So how does one make snacking both easy and healthy? According to Bridget Shea, MS, RD, CD, a clinical dietitian at the University of Vermont Medical Center, snacking can be […]