Diabetic retinopathy is a disease that affects nearly 8 million Americans and is a leading cause of blindness in adults. In the latest episode of HealthSource Radio, Dr. Christopher Brady talks about the disease. Brady is an ophthalmologist at the UVM Medical Center and assistant professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. Listen to […]

Jennifer Levy, PT, physical therapist at the UVM Medical Center, talks about physical therapy as an alternative treatment option for pain. Physical therapy treats the underlying causes of their pain rather than masking it. Many patients and physicians think non-opioid approaches such as physical therapy may be better in some cases. Listen to the interview […]

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic, known more infamously as the “Spanish flu.” That pandemic killed 675,000 Americans and more than 50 million people globally. Since then, efforts to improve flu preparedness have changed significantly. Yet, flu still affects more than 3 million people in the US every year and it […]

Questions about our physical and mental health can crop up without any warning. Maybe you have developed a tickle in your throat or a pinkish rash suddenly shows up on your arm. In decades past, these questions would come and go. If any symptoms seemed serious enough, we’d get a professional checkup. With online health […]

Did you know that what you eat can influence chronic pain? When you eat, you change your body chemistry. As a result, this can either increase or decrease inflammation and pain. Whether chronic pain is associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, or injury, the foods used to fuel your body make a difference. Read or listen to […]