Claire Barker joined the UVM Medical Center’s Sleep Program in 2012. She is a registered polysomnographic technologist and a clinical sleep educator, certified in clinical sleep management. Her job? To help people sleep in a healthy way. We asked her about her career path and learned that a career in sleep medicine is anything but a snooze. […]

Eating disorders are a complex set of psychological illnesses that can lead to significant medical complications. Eating Disorders: 7 to Know Anorexia Nervosa (AN) is only one of seven eating disorders listed in the the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The other eating disorders currently listed include: Bulimia Nervosa Binge […]

Parents have been spinning up to me with questions about when to worry if their child complains they are dizzy. Let me see if I can provide a balanced opinion on this topic. Dizziness is a feeling of lightheadedness or faintness. It’s usually due to reduced blood flow to the brain for a brief time. […]