In this conversation with Judy Peterson, president and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties, we learn how more and more care is being delivered at home – from wound care, recovery from surgery and tele-monitoring for patients with chronic disease to even the most complicated treatments like ventilators and […]

Cabbage is a member of the Brassicaceae family, which also includes broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and kale.  Its ability to tolerate cold temperatures led to the spread of its cultivation across Europe. This vegetable ranges in color from yellow-green to red-purple, and also comes in wrinkly-leaved varieties. Cabbage: A Brief History Cabbage is believed to originate from the Asia […]

Dr. Harold Dauerman, interventional cardiologist and director of cardiovascular services at the UVM Medical Center, tells us about two new and different approaches to cardiology patients – MitraClip and TAVR – that have been saving lives and the continued research we continue to do surrounding these techniques. Listen to the radio interview below, or read […]

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 […]

With Washington’s Birthday here, parents frequently ask me whether they should worry about their child telling lies. I cannot tell a lie about this topic, so let’s talk the truth about children who lie.   All children will lie at some time or another. It is a normal phase in every child’s development. Children lie for […]

We noticed our daughter was losing weight in the fall of her freshman year of high school, but didn’t think much about it. She was growing a lot, playing soccer, and seemed healthy. As the year went on, we noticed her diet changed, but she was taking a wellness class to learn about nutrition and […]

Cabbage is a member of the Brassicaceae family, which also includes broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and kale.  Its ability to tolerate cold temperatures led to the spread of its cultivation across Europe. This vegetable ranges in color from yellow-green to red-purple, and also comes in wrinkly-leaved varieties. Cabbage: A Brief History Cabbage is believed to originate from the Asia […]

When it comes to food as medicine there is nothing that tops cabbage. From the healing properties of the juices to the plentiful vitamins and minerals it contains, it is no wonder that cabbage has been cultivated for thousands of years. A Brief History of Cabbage Before the Greco-Roman era, people grew cabbage for food […]