Your financial wellbeing is directly connected to your physical wellbeing – research shows that financial disequilibrium is linked to increased stress, anxiety, and depression. So, take a step in the right direction: Scrutinize your bills to see where you could be saving, and decrease your stress in the process. Any extra dollars you can put […]

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 […]

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 16-22, 2016.  One evening, I was driving my two little brothers home from practice. I can’t remember if I was SnapChatting or texting, but my phone distracted me. Before I knew it I was across the double yellow lines heading into oncoming traffic. Thankfully, I was able to swerve […]

Broccoli is a good source of dietary fiber, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin E, manganese, phosphorus, choline, vitamin B1, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), potassium and copper. Broccoli is also a good source of vitamin B1, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, zinc, calcium, iron, niacin and selenium. This recipe from EatingWell is perfect for […]

We have covered physical and social wellbeing on The UVM Medical Center Blog. This October, we will tackle financial wellbeing — which has a big effect on our personal health. Our friends at New England Federal Credit Union have some great advice for us. It’s easy to postpone starting to save for a later day, but […]

Why add broccoli to your plate? Well, it’s a nutrition powerhouse: broccoli is low in calories and rich in essential vitamins and minerals, including fiber. One cup of cooked broccoli offers as much vitamin C as an orange, and is a good source of beta-carotene. Broccoli contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Cauliflower is […]

Are you doing the “Daily 4” when it comes to your dental health? During National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM), we challenge you to enhance or maintain good oral health. The four components of good oral health maintenance are: Brushing teeth twice daily Flossing every day Rinsing with antimicrobial mouth rinse Chewing sugar-free gum During your dental office visit, start […]