BMH Forms New ENT Practice with William A. Wood, MD

BMH Forms New ENT Practice with William A. Wood, MD Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announces the ...

Helping Patients Navigate Life with an Ostomy

By Kate Foldeac As a direct result of a variety of disease processes (cancer, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis, spinal cord injuries) or traumatic injuries, portions of, or even the entire bowel or bladder may need to be removed to improve the health or well-being of a person. An ostomy is a surgical procedure in which […]

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Gregory R. Gadowski, MD, FACS

Varicose Veins – Not Just a Cosmetic Problem

by Dr. Greg Gadowski Varicose veins are a very prevalent condition that no one really talks about as an illness. People who have not experienced them may think they are purely a cosmetic eyesore, but they are in fact a component of a condition called venous disease. Patients who have it know all too well […]

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Putney Family Healthcare Expanding Facility and Service

Putney Family Healthcare, a BMH Physician Group member, is undergoing renovations to expand its 79 Main Street facility. Practice officials state that this expansion is in response to a growing demand for medical care in the service area, which includes Putney, Dummerston, Westminster and Saxtons River. GPI Construction began work on the expansion in November, […]

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Joseph Rosen, MD

Modern Breast Care Close to Home

By Dr. Joseph Rosen, MD In 2010, I had the opportunity to present the experience of developing the breast care program at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital at the 20th annual conference of the National Consortium of Breast Centers. My presentation was titled, “The Delivery of Modern Breast Care in Small Town America” and focused on the […]

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BMH Offers Free Self-Management Workshops for Healthier Living

This winter, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is offering four self-management workshops to give individuals new tools to deal with chronic health issues and live a fuller, healthier life. All of the workshops are free and open to anyone with a chronic health condition over 18. The first program, Healthier Living, will take place January 12 to […]

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Brian Richardson

BMH’s Richardson Elected Chair of VT Hospital Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Committee

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that its Director of Emergency Services, Brian Richardson, has been elected Co-Chair of the Vermont Hospital Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (VTHEPC) Committee. Richardson joins Co-Chair Chris Lackney of Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend and Secretary John Berino from UVM Medical Center Hospital in Burlington as leaders of the VTHEPC committee, which is […]

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Team Approach Helps Take the Anxiety Out of Facing Surgery

By Eleanor Thomas It is natural to be nervous when you are faced with the need for surgery. Questions race through your mind about the procedure and how it is going to impact your life, both short-term and long-term. Most people know that choosing their surgeon is one of the most critical decisions they will […]

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Dr. Sarah Fulham

Over 65? Here’s why you should get a flu shot.

By Sarah Fulham, MD The holiday season is supposed to be full of comfort and joy. It coincides with the peak flu season however, which tends to be full of ache and misery. Common flu symptoms include sore throats, congestion, coughing, body aches, chills and fever. Some people may experience diarrhea or vomiting. While these […]

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BMH Comprehensive Breast Care Program Administrator Earns Doctorate

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Kelly A. McCue has received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. McCue graduated summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA. She obtained her Master of Science (MSN) in Nursing, Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) from Loyola University Chicago in 2011, […]

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Paul Stanchfield, PA-C

Don’t Get Trapped by Your Depression

By Paul Stanchfield, PA-C Many people who are diagnosed with depression encounter the very real issue of stigma and misunderstanding about mental illness that exists in our society. Depression can still be seen by some as weakness, self-pity, or a character flaw. When patients experience this kind of stigma they can become fearful about speaking […]

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