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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think reluctance to touch a woman's chest might be one … more
Q: I know that colonoscopies are more thorough than the at-home DNA stool test for colon cancer. But how much better? I have such a terrible time with anesthesia and gas. Both make me nauseated for … more
It's the number-one cause of preventable death in the U.S., and yet, 55 million people over the age of 11 in this country continue to smoke. Of those smokers, more than 35 million express a desire to … more
It seems every few weeks another challenge takes social media by storm.Some, like the Ice Bucket Challenge, promote a cause. Others, like the bottle-flipping craze, are benign. But then there are … more
BRATTLEBOROCDC diabetes prevention program at BMHBrattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer a diabetes prevention program for adults at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes who need help reducing … more
BMH appoints new care managerBRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro Memorial Hospital recently appointed Michelle Wright, RN, BSN as the new Manager of Care Management.In her new position, Wright will … more
TRENTON, N.J. — Preliminary research suggesting that some diabetes patients may be injecting medicine that has partially disintegrated is causing concern even as serious questions are raised … more
Most people think of hot summer weather when they think about dehydration. However, dehydration can occur even during the coldest months. Drinking enough water when taking part in cold outdoor … more
What is the difference between a heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest? One of the biggest differences is time. A person having a heart attack may have time to get help. One out of four deaths in … more
BRATTLEBORO — Steven R. Gordon, President and CEO of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, has been appointed as a state delegate and member of the American Hospital Association Regional Policy … more
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