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 UVM College of Medicine. 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 – Carpenter […]

Abnormal blood clots can form in your veins (blood vessels returning blood to the heart) or arteries (blood vessels taking blood away from the heart). In this article we will talk about clots in the veins, also called “venous thrombosis.” About 1% of hospitalizations in the United States are for venous blood clots making them […]

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 20 percent of people over the age of 55 experience some form of mental health condition, such as anxiety, bipolar disorder, cognition issues and depression. Depression is the most common and also very treatable. Unfortunately, the elderly are often resistant to seeking treatment because […]

Join us on September 6 for Dr. Perrapato’s free lecture “Prostate Health and Cancer,” part of Community Medical School at the UVM College of Medicine. Lectures take place the first Tuesday of each month from 6:00-7:30pm, including a Question & Answer session, at the UVM Given Medical Building – Carpenter Auditorium,  89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405. […]

What does mindfulness look like to you? Maybe it’s taking a walk outside and focusing on the sounds of nature around you and how your feet feel with each step. Maybe it’s spending a few minutes before eating a meal appreciating the smells and colors of the food on your plate. Or perhaps it’s taking two […]

Today’s tracking apps can be very helpful. In fact, tracking is one of the best tools you can use to monitor health and wellness beacause it helps you to catch when things aren’t going so well. So, try one of these weight loss and maintenance apps today to keep your weight under control! Calorie Counter Compatible: with Apple, […]

What is the “Sandwich Generation”? The term was coined in 1981 and defined women in their 30s and 40s who simultaneously cared for their children and the needs of their parents, friends, and employers. The term now refers to middle-aged Americans or Baby Boomers who provide time, energy and money to adult children while also […]

Nothing compares to a summer hike. It feels good, and for those hiking in Vermont, there are so many beautiful views to take in. Even the most experienced of hikers must be careful though. The most common hiking-related injuries and fatalities are due to hypothermia and dehydration. Here’s how you can stay safe. Prepare for […]

Even here in Vermont, heat-related illness can be a major issue for athletes. Consequences range from decreased performance to death. In fact, heat stroke is the third leading cause of death in athletes after cardiac disorders and cervical spine trauma. It is important to recognize and treat heat illness before major complications arise. Equally important […]