Four hospital affiliates of the University of Vermont Health Network are taking a significant step to enhance the delivery of high quality care. The UVM Medical Center, Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC), Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) and Porter Medical Center (PMC) will upgrade to a new electronic health record system on November 9. MyChart is the […]

Influenza, or the flu, is a viral infection that affects 5 percent to 20 percent of the US population every year. That’s up to 60 million people. With this many people affected each year, it’s good to know how to reduce your chances of getting the flu, such as making sure you get your annual […]

On Sunday, November 4, most Americans will set their clocks back an hour at 2:00 a.m for Daylight Saving Time. Before you get too excited about gaining an hour of sleep, setting back your clocks an hour back, only means that it will get darker earlier in the evening. What is Daylight Saving Time? DST […]

Every spring and fall, health departments and pharmacies around the country join the Drug Enforcement Agency in holding National Prescription Drug Take Back Days. This twice-yearly event provides a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medications, while educating about the potential for medication misuse, accidental ingestion and overdose. During the 2018 […]