The word “mindful” has become a big buzzword lately. There are plenty of products and services that promise to help you slow down and be your best self, but what is mindfulness, really? Research shows the potential of mindfulness to heal and support those with many different health conditions, from heart disease, stroke, depression and […]

It’s possible to have a concussion and not even realize it, however most people do fully recover with rest or by attending physical or occupational therapy. To tell us more about how to know if you have a concussion and the steps to take to recover are a UVM Medical Center physical therapist, Timothy Bissonette, […]

Get summer safety tips from Dr. Daniel Weinstein, Medical Director of Urgent Care and Family Medicine Physician at the UVM Medical Center. He tells us about some precautions we can take to stay safe while enjoying the beautiful summer weather in Vermont. Listen to the interview at the link below or read the transcript that […]

Heather Roszkowski, chief information security officer for the University of Vermont Health Network, gives us advice on how to protect our information online and what hospitals do to keep patients’ information safe, amidst all of the cybersecurity news. Listen to the interview at the link below or read the transcript that follows. UVM Medical Center: […]

Charlie Krumholz, Chief Perfusionist at the UVM Medical Center discusses how the hospital has lowered the percentage of patients who require a blood transfusion during cardiac surgery, and what it means for patients and providers. Listen to the interview at the link below or read the transcript that follows. UVM Medical Center: Undergoing cardiac surgery […]

In 2014, the response rate to Hepatitis C treatments (number of people without detectable virus after treatments) was 75% to 80%, now it is 90% to 99%. Dr. Doris Strader, gastroenterologist and hematologist at the UVM Medical Center tells us about the increasing knowledge of how to diagnose and treat Hepatitis C just in the […]

The incidence of autism spectrum disorder jumped about 120 percent in the first decade of this century. A 2016 national survey puts the number at 1 in 45 children from the ages of 3 to 17. Overall it’s estimated about three-and-a-half million Americans live with autism. Listen to an interview with Jeremiah Dickerson, MD, a child […]

Bernie Echo, president of the UVM Medical Center Auxiliary, one of the largest donors, talks about ways for anyone to get involved and different projects that they have funded over the years. Listen to the interview or read the transcript below. Learn more at the Auxiliary at the UVM Medical Center.  UVM Medical Center: You […]

Dr. Kim Dittus tells us about the benefits of exercise on patients who have completed their cancer treatments and introduces us to Steps to Wellness, a program at the UVM Medical Center that helps cancer patients get their energy back. Listen to the interview or read the transcript below. UVM Medical Center:  Many people finished […]