Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. It is also a very good source of manganese, dietary fiber, potassium, vitamin B1, folate and copper. Additionally, cabbage is a good source of choline, phosphorus, vitamin B2, magnesium, calcium, selenium, iron, pantothenic acid, protein and niacin. Asian Coleslaw 6 4cupscabbage, shredded […]

Tendon injuries can be very painful and difficult to heal, even with rest, medications and physical therapy. David Lisle, MD, orthopedic sports medicine physician, describes another option that involves injecting your own blood into the injury as a way to stimulate healing. You can listen to an interview Dr. Lisle by clicking on the link below, or […]

With Valentine’s Day here, parents have been seeing red – not just in their children’s valentines, but from the blood that can come from their child’s nose when they have a nosebleed.  Hmm, “the clot thickens” so to speak, so let me provide some information on this topic. Nosebleeds are probably as common as the […]

As a pathologist, I often get questions from friends or family members about autopsies. Most of the information available to the public is through TV shows like CSI, which, although entertaining, aren’t very realistic and neglect to show the non-forensic side of autopsy pathology. At the University of Vermont Medical Center, our hospital autopsy service […]

Dense breasts reduce the effectiveness of mammograms and increase the risk for breast cancer. Dr. Sally Herschorn explains why, and talks about a new law that will help women find out if they are in this category. Learn more about breast density.   Audio not displaying? Click here. Prefer to read the interview? Here is […]

February is a month-long celebration of heart health. When it comes to nutrition this can mean many different things: Foods that warm the heart, foods that express love for another, and foods that promote cardiovascular health. The gift of a long, healthy life may include a style of eating that makes room for all three of those […]

You may have a leaking heart if your mitral valve is damaged. What is the mitral valve you ask? It’s located between the left atrium (where blood enters the heart from the lungs) and the left ventricle the heart (which pumps the blood to your entire body). . Mitral valve regurgitation means that your mitral valve is […]