Vermont AARP Selects BMH as Host of the Year

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has been selected by the Vermont AARP Driver Safety Program as the 2014 Host of the Year. According to David Peters, the Vermont State program coordinator, BMH “has hosted our classes for 20 years and the staff has always provided a level of support and cooperation that is exceptional. I hope that, […]

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Dr. Elizabeth McLarney

Five things that I have learned as an orthopaedic surgeon

By Elizabeth McLarney, MD In my almost 20 years of being an orthopaedic surgeon, I have learned many things. There are a few things that I would like to share with you. Motion is life. Orthopaedic surgeons say this because we know if we don’t keep the soft tissues around a joint moving after surgery […]

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Dr. Sarah Fulham

Brattleboro Internal Medicine Welcomes New Physician

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome new internist Dr. Sarah Fulham to Brattleboro Internal Medicine, as of September 15, 2014. Dr. Fulham will be providing care at Brattleboro Internal Medicine Tuesday through Friday. Dr. Fulham earned her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City and completed her […]

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Sally Fegley

BMH Welcomes New Patient Experience Manager

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Sally E. Fegley as the new Patient Experience Manager in the BMH Quality Department. In this position, Fegley will work closely with the hospital’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kathleen McGraw, as well as with the quality director and department managers, to work with the patient call-back process; to […]

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BMH Nutrition and Cardiac Rehab Staff Host Mediterranean Dinner

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is hosting a special event entitled, “Mediterranean Dining: A Healthy Approach to Living,” sponsored by the hospital’s Nutrition Services Department and the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. The event will feature a dinner of Mediterranean food and a presentation by Drs. Judy and Ed Flower, a clinical psychologist and a marriage and family therapist. […]

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BMH Offers Free Health Series on “Freedom to Choose”

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is offering a free health education workshop series entitled, “Freedom to Choose: Basic Concepts and Principles,” beginning on September 23, 2014. Co-sponsored by BMH, Grace Cottage, and the Brattleboro Retreat as part of Wellness in Windham, this new, interactive bimonthly health education series is designed to empower people to advocate for the […]

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BMH Raises $21,000 at Touch A Truck

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced today that the sixth annual Touch a Truck event held on Saturday, September 6 raised approximately $21,000 to help with providing medical services to the community. Approximately 1000 children, parents and grandparents visited the BMH parking lot to get an up close and personal look at more than 50 vehicles, including […]

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William Vranos, MD

Lateral Epicondylitis, Better Known as Tennis Elbow

By Dr. William Vranos Lateral epicondylitis, also known as tennis elbow, is one of the most common adult ailments seen in the offices of orthopedic surgeons. Approximately 1-3% of adults will experience lateral elbow pain at one time or another in a given year. For the most part, the discomfort is mild and transient, and […]

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Jon C. Thatcher, MD

Osteoporosis

by Jon Thatcher, MD It is an unpopular reality that our bodies begin a slow decline after our mid 30s as we slide into those “golden years.” Differences in hair color, muscle mass, and eyesight are obvious changes, but what goes unnoticed is the gradual loss of bone mass. Often it is not until a […]

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Breastfeeding and Sustainability: Goal Seven of the Millennial Development Goals

I live in the town of Rockingham, Vermont – and we’ve been taking care of our own weekly trash for as long as I can remember. (Sometimes I would look longingly at the trash cans waiting on Fridays in Westminster.) From time to time we would hire a service – but usually we just recycle. […]

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