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BRATTLEBOROAIDS Project invites public to 30th Walk for Life SaturdayThe AIDS Project of Southern Vermont is inviting the public to help raise money and awareness Saturday, at its 30th annual Walk for Life. The event, set for 10 a.m. to noon at the … more
Tips from Grace Cottage care providersTOWNSHEND — Do you have trouble falling asleep, or staying asleep throughout the night? If so, you are not alone. In Vermont, more than one-third of adults report that they get less than the recommended … more
BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro Memorial Hospital recently presented the 2017 Employee of the Year Award to Brian Patno, Certified Medical Assistant for Just So Pediatrics and a member of the hospital's Community Health Team.The annual award is a … more
Q: I was recently diagnosed with wet macular degeneration and am now receiving periodic injections for the disease. What causes it? Are there any risk factors, such as drugs or diet?A: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of … more
The immensely profitable vitamin industry depends on consumers believing that more is better. Although supplements are beneficial for people with nutrient deficiencies, there's little utility in pills, injections and intravenous drips if you already … more
Q: I've suffered joint pain for years. Being prescribed 15 milligrams of meloxicam has been wonderful. What are your thoughts on meloxicam use? A: Meloxicam (Mobic) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that, like all such drugs, … more
BALTIMORE — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers — he'd been addicted once before and panicked … more
WALPOLE, N.H.The nurse is in A wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at Applewood Senior Housing in Walpole on May 26 from 10 to 11 a.m. and in North Walpole at St. Peter's Church from 11:30 a.m. to … more
WASHINGTON — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work. more
It starts with the denial of death. We are pretty sure that we won't die anytime soon so we don't give it much thought. Why obsess over it? It will happen one day, but not today. So, we make decisions about our lives that do not include dying. As … more
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