Winter in Vermont is always an exciting time for those who love to ski, snowboard, or even to just play in the snow! Unfortunately, winter is also a time where your heart health can be put at risk if you aren’t aware of the health risks associated with colder weather, which can lead to a heart […]

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 […]

Enjoy this recipe for an easy black bean burrito. This is the fourth in a series of blogs showcasing simple, heart healthy recipes that cost under $3.00 a serving to make. We will provide a nutritional analysis, total cost, and cost per serving for each recipe. At the end of the series, we will provide […]

Enjoy this recipe for a baked lemon rosemary chicken with steamed green beans and baked potatoes with a creamy mustard yogurt sauce. This is the third in a series of blogs showcasing simple, heart healthy recipes that cost under $3.00 a serving to make. We will provide a nutritional analysis, total cost, and cost per […]

Earlier this year the America College of Physicians (ACP) and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) released new clinical guidelines for the management of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. The release of these guidelines resulted in some controversy as they do not mirror current American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines when it comes to […]

There is a major problem for cancer patients to worry about when they start chemotherapy: a blood clot. They are the third most common cardiovascular illness. Some blood clots are preventable. That said, prevention includes the use of blood thinners, which can increase the chances for bleeding. Ideally, doctors would be able to tell which cancer patients are […]

The following interview with Neil Zakai, M.D., M.Sc., hematologist and oncologist at the UVM Medical Center and associate professor of medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, originally appeared on the Facebook page of the Thrombosis and Haemostasis journal and focused on his research publication, titled “D-dimer and the Risk […]

Exciting news! There is a medicine available to you that will help you treat or avoid getting all of the following medical conditions: Heart disease Obesity Dementia Colon cancer Stroke Osteoporosis Breast cancer The common cold Depression Early death (Believe it or not, the list is actually much longer but we ran out of space!) […]