Seeking warmth this winter? The Vermont Department of Health is reminding all people traveling to the Caribbean, and Central and South America and parts of Mexico to take precautions against chikungunya, a virus spread through mosquito bites.
Falling, especially in winter, is nothing to laugh about; I speak from personal experience. My fiesty, independent-minded 97-year-old mother fell on her fragile shoulder last week while shoveling snow at her home
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For the second year in a row, Vermont was ranked as the second healthiest state after Hawaii in the America’s Health Rankings 2014 report released today by the United Health Foundation.
The flu is spreading in Vermont, but it’s not too late to get your flu vaccine
New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official last month in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as possible.
On Sunday’s Face the Nation, the venerable CBS newsman Bob Scheiffer revealed he was “dumbstruck when (he) heard the comments that are surfacing from an economist named Jonathan Gruber, who was paid $400,000 to help shape the President's health care plan.”
Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is hosting a Start the Conversation presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 4 P.M. to 6 p.m., at the Brandon Library in Brandon.
The Vermont Department of Health has requested a Vermonter who has just returned from West Africa to enter voluntary quarantine and active monitoring for fever or symptoms of Ebola for 21 days. This individual agreed, and began quarantine on Oct. 27.
Ebola is a deadly and dreaded disease that is ravaging West Africa, a part of the world that has far too little in the way of modern health care and public health infrastructure.
Rutland’s Gift of Life Marathon
The largest blood drives of its kind in America, Rutland’s record-breaking Gift-of-Life Marathon, is about to become the longest.
The Addison County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest member, Riverside Natural Health Center located at 5 Park St., in the Star Mill, in Middlebury.
The Vermont Department of Health today received the first confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention that enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is circulating in the state.
At its biennial convention on Saturday, AFT Vermont delegates endorsed a slate of candidates for the upcoming Vermont elections and unanimously voted to adopt a resolution in support of Green Mountain Care. They also elected the union's leadership for the next two years.
The free Living Green Fair will be held at the LEED-certified UVM Davis Center on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.