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There has been extensive media attention over the past week devoted to mixing of COVID-19 vaccines and booster injections. As expected, those individuals in test trials that received a mix of vaccine types or additional shots have shown no adverse events. The vaccines are safe and interchang…

For the past 5 to 10 years, the most prominent disease-causing pest has been the tick. Tick-borne illnesses are serious, and we talk a lot about prevention and post-bite care. There are new reasons to take greater care against mosquitos and the viruses they spread, too. Here’s what you need …

Nothing ruins a summer night like a nasty sunburn. And yet, sunburns are among the most common summer conditions. They can happen in as few as 15 minutes but sometimes go unnoticed for hours. Here’s what you need to know about sunburns, including how to prevent them, recognize them, and how …

Just as COVID-19 is diminishing in our very well-vaccinated region, cases of tick-borne illness are on the rise. In fact, this is one of the worst years for tick-borne illnesses in recent memory. Over the years, we have shared lots of information about prevention, including tips to avoid tic…

BENNINGTON — Nicholas Weinberg, MD, an emergency physician at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and a member of the organization’s Wilderness and Austere Medicine Fellowship faculty, will appear on the June 30 episode of “Medical Matters Weekly with Trey Dobson.” The show will air live at 12 p.m.

Most of us could use more vegetables in our diets. One of the ways to get more is to put them at the center of the plate. That’s right. A vegetable-centric dinner is one that forgoes a big serving of traditional protein, like beef or chicken, to make room for plant-based proteins and all of …

In the past, there was only one way to predict someone’s likelihood of having a heart attack; we considered risk factors. People with high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, a family history of heart disease, smokers, and people with a sedentary lifestyle were considered at greater …

BENNINGTON — Emma Weiskopf, MD, a neurologist with Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Neurology, will be featured on the June 2 episode of “Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson,” a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show.

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BENNINGTON — Jeff Tieman, president and CEO of the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, will appear on the May 5 installment of Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s “Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson,” a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show.

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BENNINGTON — United Counseling Service is presenting the documentary “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” on Thursday, May 6. Professionals from UCS will hold a facilitated discussion immediately following the film.

BENNINGTON — Tom Haley, director of Bennington’s Turning Point Center, will appear Wednesday on Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s “Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson,” a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show.

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BENNINGTON — Orthopedic surgeon Michaela Schneiderbauer, MD, will appear as a guest on Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s “Medical Matters with Dr. Trey Dobson” on Wednesday, April 21. The show will air live at 4:30 p.m., and will be available at facebook.com/svmedicalcenter and facebook.com…

What if I told you that there was something you could do to improve your child’s chances of success, health, and happiness? It only takes 5-10 minutes each day. Plus, it is easy and fun. You would be immediately interested. There is an activity that meets this description. It’s reading with …

BENNINGTON — Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s “Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson,” a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show, will feature David Veltre, MD, as a guest on its April 7 show. Veltre is a hand and upper extremity specialist at SVMC Orthopedics and …

BENNINGTON — The Renal Dialysis Unit at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center has earned two distinctions from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services — a deficiency-free survey and a five-star rating.

BENNINGTON — Stephen Leffler, MD, the president and chief operating officer of the University of Vermont Medical Center, will be featured on the March 31 episode of Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s “Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson,” a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-t…

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