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Brattleboro Memorial Hospital recently welcomed Melinda Connors, M.S., PA-C at Brattleboro Internal Medicine (BIM)."Melinda is a highly experienced physician assistant who will add great skill and … more
Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont's community mental-health agency, has announced the appointment of 10 new professionals whose talents will augment HCRS' services … more
It is not a secret that spending time in nature is good for you. For years, researchers have been detailing how people who live near green spaces — parks, greenbelts, tree-lined streets, rural … more
Jeanne Louise Calment lived for 122 years and 164 days, the oldest verified age of any person, ever. Her interviews revealed a portrait of the centenarian in high spirits: "I've only ever had one … more
Q: A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is terrified of the chemotherapy her doctor is recommending. I read that some women can skip it. Is this true? A: Your friend's fear … more
The use of e-cigarettes is a rising trend these days, for adults, but also particularly for teens. In just over a decade, this fad has grown into a huge industry, with hundreds of thousands of … more
While gliding down the powdery slopes of Okemo on a frigid February morning this year, Sandra Trounce (name changed to respect patient's privacy) slipped and fell onto a patch of ice. Suddenly, any … more
BRATTLEBORO — Turning Point is offering a new recovery-support group for people in recovery who also deal with chronic pain. This one-hour participatory group starts on July 20. It's designed … more
Q: I am 55, and I love to run. I don't overdo it, usually only 7 to 10 miles per week. But now that I have arthritis in my back, doctors have told me to quit running. Yes, running hurts most days, … more
A test for HPV detects precancerous changes of the cervix earlier and more accurately than the Pap smear, according to a large clinical trial published last week.The randomized, controlled study … more
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