Have you ever felt that eating healthy is beyond your budget? That all that fresh food, all those fruits and veggies, are too pricey? It may seem that way sometimes, but it’s possible to eat, both simple and fancy, without spending a lot of money. This is the first in a series of blogs where […]

February is Heart Month so the time is now to think about your heart and how to keep it healthy! Many people may not know that dental health is directly related to heart health. New information from the American Dental Association and other trusted medical journals have confirmed what we have seen in practice for […]

Harold Dauerman, MD, brings clinical trials that save lives to heart patients in Vermont and New York. Florence Kaufman saw her quality of life transform after receiving a breakthrough heart stent treatment. Now, she’s back home in Plattsburgh, NY, doing the things she loves most. Watch the video to hear from Florence Kaufman and Harold […]

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) refers to a large family of viruses that affect both men and women. It is the most commonly sexually transmitted infection in the US and is transmitted by simple contact. Different strains of HPV can cause small warts or growths on the skin, plantar warts on the foot, warts in the genital […]

Did you leave your New Year’s health resolution back in the beginning of January? Let us help you rescue it! If you made a resolution to lose weight, look no further than The University of Vermont Medical Center’s “Move To Lose” program. It helps people get healthy and manage their weight by fostering realistic habits […]

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Clinical Simulation Laboratory at The University of Vermont Medical Center has programs that train healthcare professionals to identify and work with patients who are victims of human trafficking. Sister Pat McKittrick, RN, has served at The UVM Medical Center for 21 years. She is instrumental in the faith-based […]

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month Glaucoma affects nearly three million Americans and is a major cause of vision loss and blindness around the world. The disease is most common as we age. Beyond age sixty-five, glaucoma develops in 2-3 percent of whites and 4-6 percent of African-Americans. Glaucoma also occurs in infancy and middle age, […]

“How much water should I drink every day?” This commonly asked, and seemingly simple question, is deceptively complex. Traditionally, the answer has been the “8 x 8” rule of thumb; that is, drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water (64 ounces) per day. This “one-size-fits-all” approach is not based on any scientific evidence, nor does not […]