Early on in the pandemic, when there was no end in sight, the couriers at Green Mountain Messenger made sure ventilators got to desperately ill patients at University of Vermont Medical Center. Less than a year later, they began transporting the most hopeful cargo of all — vaccines — to the state’s largest vaccination clinic […]

It might seem like a big leap from milking cows to leading the University of Vermont Health Network’s Telehealth Services, but Todd Young says working on his grandfather’s farm taught him one important lesson: how to work hard. Over the past year, he’s brought his work ethic to an unprecedented array of challenges: A pandemic, […]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we all became more aware that our health can’t be taken for granted. If you’re looking to take more control, Gary Gilmond, MD, an adult primary care physician at University of Vermont Medical Center’s Primary Care practice in Essex, shares seven steps that men can take for better health. Get Moving […]

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is now available to people as young as 12 years old. In this Q&A, Benjamin Lee, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital, answers questions about vaccine safety and efficacy. Are there any health conditions that would prevent a child age 12-to-15 years old from being […]

Pregnancy is considered a high-risk health category during COVID-19, making pregnant individuals eligible for the vaccine before the general public. You may have questions or concerns about the safety of the vaccine while pregnant or breastfeeding and we are here to help. University of Vermont Medical Center experts Marjorie Meyer, MD, division chief of maternal […]

For many of us, daily exercise has taken a back seat during the pandemic as we spend more time at home. Whether our routines have gotten slower, we’re working remotely, helping our children with their Zoom schooling or spending more time alone, our lifestyles have become more sedentary. We may notice the impact this change […]

“A two-way street.” That’s how experts describe the connection between depression and heart disease. But for the 350 million people who suffer from depression and the 17.3 million who die each year of heart disease worldwide, drawing a line between the heart and the head is not a straightforward exercise. What we do know is […]