Area Hospitals Launch Community Health Needs Assessment

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, the Brattleboro Retreat, and Grace Cottage Hospital are launching a new community ...

Laurie Kuralt, ACNP

BMH’s Laurie Kuralt, APRN graduates Georgetown University

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Laurie Kuralt, APRN has graduated from Georgetown University’s Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) program and is now board-certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP). “We’re very proud of Laurie and her commitment to furthering her education and expertise. Her new skills will be a great asset to […]

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Touch A Truck returns to BMH

The 7th Annual Touch-a-Truck fundraiser at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is scheduled for Saturday, September 12 from 9 AM – 1PM. It promises to be another fun year with lots of trucks for children to explore, as well as the always-popular mulch area for children to play and dig in. More than 50 vehicles will converge […]

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BMH Spinal Health Level 1 Class Begins September 14

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services will be offering its seven week course “Standing Tall Spine Health: Level 1” starting on Monday, September 14 in the BMH Exercise Room. Classes take place from 4:00 to 5:00 PM every Monday through October 26, 2015. Advance registration is required and the fee is $60. Contact the BMH Rehabilitation […]

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Heat Stress: What to look for, how to respond

By Jeff Meckling PA-C During the hottest days of summer the terms “Heat Stroke”, “Heat Exhaustion”, “Sunstroke”, “Heat Cramps” and others can get used interchangeably in an attempt to describe our bodies’ responses to extreme heat. But did you know that each of those terms describes a different medical condition, each with its own set […]

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BMH Introduces New Endoscopy System for Earlier Digestive Disease Detection and Treatment

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is among the first hospitals in Vermont to acquire the Olympus EVIS EXERA III video endoscopy system. This system uses a video processor, light source, endoscope, and monitor to enable physicians to look inside the gastrointestinal (GI) system to diagnose, detect, and treat GI diseases such as colorectal cancer. The advanced imaging […]

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BMH Awarded National Breast Cancer Foundation grant

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital President and CEO, Steven R. Gordon announced today that the hospital has been awarded a $27,600 grant from the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to underwrite the services of BMH’s Breast Care Nurse Navigator. “We’re very appreciative of NBCF’s support of this important program,” said Gordon. “Our Nurse Navigator offers critical support […]

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Kari Dickey, DO

Summer Sun Safety

By Kari Dickey, DO Many of us welcome the arrival of summer with open arms, charging into the outdoors to soak up as much sun and fresh air as we possibly can before another New England winter rolls in. While all medical providers encourage our patients to be active outdoors, there are some important safety […]

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Nurturing Your Pregnant Self

There’s lots of info out there about taking good care of yourself and your unborn baby during pregnancy. Most of that info focuses on physical things. But one of the secrets of pregnancy is, YOU ARE BEING TRANSFORMED INTO A MOTHER. People don’t like to talk about that. Don’t get so focused on labor and […]

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John Todd, APRN

Seasonal Allergies

By John Todd, APRN It’s a beautiful time of year here in Vermont, yet some of us just can’t appreciate it because of our sneezing, stuffy noses, watery eyes, and our unending battle with mucous. Some of us have these same symptoms through the winter as well due to dust, dust mites or mold in […]

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Richard A. Fletcher, RN, MSN, FNP

Lyme Disease: Reduce Your Exposure and Enjoy Your Summer

By Richard Fletcher, APRN While at times during the long winter of 2015 it seemed like we might never see summer again, it has finally arrived, and with it a renewed concern about tick bites and Lyme Disease. The disease is concentrated heavily in the northeast and upper Midwest and we see cases in our […]

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