This April marks the 11th annual National Donate Life Month, a celebration commemorating those who have given the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. For those whose lives have been saved or healed by a transplant, National Donate Life Month provides a chance to share their story to encourage more people to register […]
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On April 24, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will be offering a free educational program featuring Dr. Elizabeth McLarney discussing knee pain. Dr. McLarney, who is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, will review knee pain. She will address its etiology and treatment. She will discuss both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. Dr. McLarney, who attended Brown University, […]
On April 10, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital hosted a dedication ceremony of BMH’s new lobby in honor of long-time Brattleboro residents Roland and Harriet Fisher. The new “Roland and Harriet Fisher Lobby” recognizes the couple’s final and generous gift in support of BMH’s $3.5 million “Doorway to Exceptional Care” Capital Campaign for the new Emergency Department […]
On April 21, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will be hosting an educational program entitled, “Conversations about Dementia,” designed to help community members talk about some challenging and often uncomfortable topics. Presented by Maggie Lewis, MPA, LNHA, director of programs and services for the Vermont Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, this program will clarify many of the […]
We all grow and change during pregnancy – some of that growth we can see from the outside, as we gain our healthy share of weight to nourish our unborn babies. But lots of the growth and change during pregnancy comes in the way that we see ourselves. After all I am not just me […]
By: Judith McBean, MD Infertility affects approximately 1/8 reproductive age couples in the United States, however if they seek help, the chances of success has never been better. As couples enter into this world they are often faced with a daunting collection of procedures and terms that resemble alphabet soup. In this article we will […]
By: James Bunker, MD Human Papilloma Virus has garnered a great deal of attention in the gynecologic literature over the past decade, primarily as it relates to abnormal pap smears. Also referred to as HPV, human papilloma virus is a sexually transmitted virus that is extremely common, especially in reproductive age women less than 30 […]
This spring, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is offering three 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 the public. Two of the workshops are being offered in collaboration with the Brattleboro Senior Center. The first program, […]
By Chris Vitello, OT The human body is an amazing thing. With all of the bones and all of the muscles, it is amazing how it all works together so smoothly without fault. Most of the time we lose sight of this marvel, that is of course, until something does not go quite right. It […]
Finding summer employment is part of the job description for most teachers. Charmaine Vinton was fortunate that when the school bell rang for the final time every June, she had a standing opportunity at her father’s medical practice in the town of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. What Charmaine didn’t count on, however, was having that […]