Major depression affects heart attack survivors at nearly three times the rate of the average U.S. adult. If you or someone you know is living with heart problems, it’s important to watch for signs of depression and seek help if needed.
Managing stress and making choices that contribute to our well-being is a foundation for good health. Learn more about how you can better manage stress.
A less invasive cardiac care procedure is allowing patients with a structural heart abnormality called aortic valve stenosis to avoid open-heart surgery, decreasing their hospital stay to just 24 to 48 hours.
As a caregiver, the prospect of helping someone with a heart condition may feel overwhelming. Here are some tips to make this important role easier for you and the cardiac patient in your care.
Feeling cruddy with the flu or maybe a bad cold? Sarah Spengler, RN, offers practical advice about home remedies that can help you feel like you again.
Last year, Frankie was a 14-year-old Rwandan with a million-dollar smile and a death sentence due to rheumatic heart disease. But the teen’s life changed when he crossed paths with volunteers from the medical nonprofit Team Heart, including Bruce Leavitt, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon at University of Vermont Medical Center.
With Cindy Dion Noyes, MD, University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group UVM Medical Center Infectious Disease Influenza has arrived in our region and is considered to be widespread at this time. This means that at least half of the regions in the state of VT and NY are reporting laboratory confirmed influenza (usually with […]
Join thousands of people across the country and let the Great American Smokeout event on November 21 be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life.
Compared with young, healthy adults, older individuals are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu because our immune systems become weaker as we age.
In this interview with Dr. Kathy Mariani, Medical Director at Family Medicine South Burlington at the UVM Medical Center, learn about what happens when you get the flu and how to reduce your chances of getting it.