When it comes to security in our everyday lives, we know the basics: lock the door, lock the car, and pay attention to your surroundings. However, when it comes to security while using the Internet, the basics may not be as straightforward. More and more, we’re using the Internet to make purchases and transmit sensitive […]

Join us on November 9, 2016, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for the free “New to Medicare Seminar.” The seminar will take place at the UVM Medical Center Davis Auditorium. Click here to register.  It’s never too early to start your Medicare planning. For most, Medicare benefits begin at age 65. For others, Medicare benefits […]

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 […]

Many of us hold our credit and debit cards near and dear to our hearts. After all, these little pieces of plastic are direct lines to our bank accounts and, therefore, our personal information. While we go through our day making sure we keep them safe in our wallets and purses, most credit card thieves […]

Passwords. They are used to protect some of our most sensitive information, including e-mail, bank accounts, credit cards, internet-connected computers and – most important – our identities. They are the pain point for every user: usually required to be a certain length, contain a combination of characters, numbers and symbols. Once you’ve created that perfect, […]

Fire prevention week and the Autumn season are good times to review a-few simple things that can help us keep our homes and families safe from fire. As you may know, Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, […]

Did you know that art can impact healing? The University of Vermont Medical Center does.  It has worked with Burlington City Arts for years to help provide a healing environment for the community it serves. Creating a healing environment The first art project I had the honor of working on at the UVM Medical Center […]

Join us on October 4 for a free panel discussion titled “The State of Opioid Addiction in Vermont: Treatment & Research,” part of Community Medical School at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. The panel will feature Stephen Leffler, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Charles MacLean, MD, and Patricia Fisher, MD. The event takes place at 6:00-7:30pm at the UVM Given Medical Building […]