SVMC Wellness Collection: Feb. 9

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February 9, 2024

SVMC Today, Regional Events to Better Serve our Community

SVMC's oncology team answering questions during the panel discussion

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SVMC Today, a series of community events to provide updates on our organization in our service areas, kicked off in Williamstown, MA, on January 31. The evening featured a panel discussion with our oncology team, which included a lively conversation about innovation in care and answered an array of questions from Williamstown residents.

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Transform Your Relationship with Your Body & Health

Weight stigma, its impact on health and wellbeing, and the power of self-love is the focus of a free community event this month, sponsored by Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC).

 

Join the conversation and register for the Fat & Fabulous Speaker Series today.

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Heart Disease v. Women

While heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the U.S., causing 1 in 3 deaths each year, many women don’t even recognize the signs of a heart incident when it’s happening. Read More

Does My Child Need Glasses?

While you can trust your kids to know a lot of things—like peas are gross and orange is THE best color—one thing you can’t trust them to know is if their vision is good or not. Learn how to recognize the signs that glasses may be in order for your child. Read More

Kicking THIS Habit to The Curb

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than half of adult smokers attempt to quit every year. Unfortunately, only 1 in 10 succeeds. And for those that do, it’s rarely accomplished in the attempt. Read More

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SVMC's Wellness Connection: Feb. 16

February 16, 2024

Supporting Your Teen During Stressful Times

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It’s natural for teens to worry about their grades, appearance, and social life. But when that worry elevates to an anxiety disorder, it can lead to troubling physical and mental health issues. SVMC's pediatrician Lynn Mann, DO, provides proper steps to take for parents and caregivers to help manage their child's anxiety.

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How Long a New Parent Should Wait Before Accepting Visitors

After waiting nine long months for your little one to arrive, it’s only natural for family and friends to be eager to come for a visit. But in the interest of what’s best for your baby's health and your own, you may need to hold them off just a bit longer.

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Vaping: Unsafe at Any Age

An increasingly popular alternative to smoking, e-cigarettes (aka vaping) does not come without risks. Learn what makes this ‘safe’ alterative not so safe. Read More

This v. That in Heart Healthy Choices

Whether you’re recovering from a heart attack or trying to prevent one, simple everyday dietary choices can have a big impact on your success. Read More

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