Every Gesture Counts When Helping Breast Cancer Patients

Every Gesture Counts When Helping Breast Cancer Patients By Kimberly Hadfield I had a lot of helping hands to get me through my battle with breast cancer. Some were old friends, some were new friends, and some were people I barely knew. But they all made a difference in my treatment and have become a […]

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What to bring to the hospital

What to bring to the hospital

Remember – you could walk in and have a baby without having any of this stuff! But many moms like to get packed when they’re about eight months pregnant. Keep the bags where you can grab them quick! FOR LABOR Eyeglasses, if you wear them. Most people wear their contacts, but if you had a […]

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Pat Kushaney

Passing Blessings Forward During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Passing Blessings Forward During Breast Cancer Awareness Month By Pat Kushaney Back in July, I wrote an article about surviving breast cancer for the Bennington Banner. I called it “The Year I Was Blessed With Cancer,” admitting it was an odd choice for a title. But the whole experience has had such a profound effect […]

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Bonnie McKellar

BMH Names Bonnie McKellar Vice President of Physician Services and Business Development

BMH Names Bonnie McKellar Vice President of Physician Services and Business Development Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has appointed Bonnie McKellar as Vice President of Physician Services and Business Development effective October 1. McKellar will lead and manage operations of BMH Physician Group, a multispecialty group practice consisting of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatric care, ENT, cardiology, […]

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Belly Dancing Classes Offered at BMH Starting Oct. 11

Belly Dancing Classes Offered at BMH Starting Oct. 11 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is offering an eight-week belly dancing program starting Thursday, October 11 in the BMH Exercise Room. Belly dancing is a gentle way to exercise and further develop posture, flexibility and coordination. Guided by instructors Dawn Kersula and Robin Rieske, participants will learn belly […]

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Impact of Terminal Illness on Families Discussed at BMH

Impact of Terminal Illness on Families Discussed at BMH Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Brattleboro Area Hospice are offering a free seminar entitled, “Helpful Tools for Resolving Family Conflicts When Facing Serious Illness” on Monday, October 15 from 6:00-8:00 PM in the BMH Brew Barry Conference Center. When life threatening or terminal diagnoses occur, families often […]

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Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts October 16

Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts October 16 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host another installment of the “Fresh Start: Tobacco Cessation Workshop” in BMH Conference Room B beginning Tuesday, October 16. The FreshStart Tobacco Cessation Workshop is a free program open to anyone interested in becoming tobacco-free. Terri Kneipp, a facilitator trained by […]

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BMH Hosts Panel Discussion on End of Life Care Planning

BMH Hosts Panel Discussion on End of Life Care Planning Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Vermont & New Hampshire present a panel discussion entitled, “Start the Conversation Early: Planning for End-of-Life Care” on Monday, October 22 from 6:00-8:00 PM in the BMH Brew Barry Conference Center. The presentation will address why […]

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Is your headache sinus or migraine? Answer 3 questions…

Is your headache sinus or migraine? Answer 3 questions… By William Wood, MD What are sinus headaches? They are almost always migraine headaches. The United States is the only country in the world where patients get “sinus headaches.” That’s because such headaches are almost always not actually related to the sinuses. These headaches are usually […]

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Just So Pediatrics Adds Nurse Practitioner Cynthia Howes

Just So Pediatrics Adds Nurse Practitioner Cynthia Howes Just So Pediatrics announced Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Cynthia Howes, RN, CPNP, has joined the practice and will begin accepting new patients on October 1. A 1983 graduate of the SUNY-Syracuse CPNP Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program, Howes first worked at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts and […]

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