Opioid addiction has grown to epidemic proportions locally and nationwide. In 2015, more people in the United States died from drug overdoses than in car crashes. Vermonters have seen firsthand the negative impact that opioid addiction can have on families, friends and entire communities. In response to the crisis, Vermont’s medical community is working to […]

Patients often tell me, “you don’t want me to make anything, I’m not artistic.” Familiar with that common rejection, I have learned to skirt around the word “art” in my introductions and invitations. Ironically, it is common to see a person struggling with illness, bed-bound by medical equipment, visibly tense at the mention of creativity. However, […]

During the month of October, poison centers receive thousands of calls about Halloween-related exposures, such as glow products, dry ice, cosmetics, and Halloween craft products. By saving the Poison Help line, 800-222-1222, as a contact in your mobile phone, parents and guardians can help ensure that children stay safe, and be prepared in case of […]

Prescription drugs are often strong medications, which is why they require a prescription in the first place. When abused, they can be just as dangerous as drugs that are made illegally. This Saturday, October 22 is National Prescription Drug Take-back Day. Show you care. Don’t Share! From 10am – 2pm you can drop off old medications to […]