SVHC Weekly Health Update July 1

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July 1, 2022
Michael Roizen, MD, Discusses Calculating Your Real Age
Medical Matters Weekly welcomed New York Times best-selling author and one of the foremost thinkers on living healthfully through old age: Michael Roizen, MD. He shared his career highlights and the news of his upcoming book with host Trey Dobson, MD.
Fireworks: 10 Things Hand Surgeons Wish You Knew
David Veltre, MD, a hand specialist at SVMC Orthopedics, wants you to have fun this Independence Day without getting a fireworks-related injury. Fireworks have always been dangerous, but injuries are on the rise.
COVID Testing Changes
PCR testing for COVID is no longer available at SVHC's COVID Resource Center (CRC). Learn the updated testing recommendations and more on the CRC webpage.
Identifying Skin Cancer
Patrice Thornton, MD, of SVMC Northshire Campus, shares key facts you need to catch skin cancer early. Read More.
Healthy Affordable Meals
Learn how to eat healthfully and deliciously on a budget with SVMC Registered Dietitian Kristin Irace. Read More.
Swimming Safety
Cool down safely with expert tips from Crystal Labbe-Hasty, PA-C, of SVMC ExpressCareRead More.
Next on Medical Matters Weekly
Medical Matters Weekly with Trey Dobson, MD, is pleased to welcome a leading pioneer in art therapy for a show all about how you can use art to enhance healing and wellbeing. Tune in at noon on Wednesday, July 6.
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Victim Found in Fatal Readsboro Fire

READSBORO, Vt. -- Authorities are investigating a fatal fire that occurred early Friday morning on Grinka Farm Drive. 
The body of a female occupant of the residence at 78 Grinka was found inside the burned building. The individual's identity has not yet been released. 
The Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at about 3 a.m. on Friday and found the single-family home fully involved. Firefighters brought the blaze under control with assistance from other departments including Stamford. 
According to the report by State Police Det. Sgt. Matthew Hill, Fire Chief Adam Codogni had learned a female occupant was not accounted for and was believed to be somewhere within the fire scene. 
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