Ebola and Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

By: Dr. Kathleen McGraw, CMO With so many stories in the news about Ebola, you may be understandably concerned about the extremely unlikely possibility of a case of Ebola presenting in our community. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is prepared for such an event and we’d like to share some important information about the disease and our […]

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Joseph Rosen, MD

The Basics of Breast Disease

by Joseph Rosen, MD In the United States, almost 200,000 women each year will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Approximately another 60,000 are diagnosed with non-invasive duct carcinoma in situ. For the 1 in 9 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, the single biggest risk factor is simply getting […]

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Mary Harrington

Sitting in the living room of her Hinsdale home, Mary Harrington raps her knuckles on a side table when talking about how good her health has been since having a stent inserted 11 years ago. On the Thursday before Independence Day weekend in 2003, she could tell something was wrong but couldn’t articulate exactly what. […]

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Hayley Crosby

Watching for the Sentinel Node

By Hayley Crosby The National Cancer Institute says 12.3 percent of all women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lives. In 2014 alone, there will be more than 230,000 new cases. Thanks in part to the efforts made during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, however, nearly nine out of every […]

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Fred Landes, MD

BMH Adds Fred Landes, MD, to Medical Staff

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced the hiring of Fred Landes, MD to the medical staff. He will provide care for patients in the BMH Center for Wound Healing and the hospital’s Emergency Department. Landes joins BMH after serving as Medical Director for the North Adams Hospital Wound Center since its opening 2011. He was also an […]

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BMH Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Recertified by Industry Leader

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the recertification of its Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). BMH was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular problems (e.g., […]

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Frederick R. Harrison

Frederick Harrison Named BMH Center for Wound Healing Program Director

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced Frederick R. Harrison has been hired as Program Director for the BMH Center for Wound Healing. Harrison’s responsibilities include oversight and operation of the Center in conjunction with BMH’s partner, Healogics, to promote healing of complex wounds in place of amputation, maintaining quality of life for patients. He will also coordinate […]

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Kelly McCue, MSN, CNS-Oncology, RN, OCN, CHPN

Body Weight and Breast Cancer: There is a Relationship

by Kelly McCue Much of the conversation about increased body weight, and in particular, obesity and health, focuses on how obesity increases a person’s risk for chronic illnesses, such as heart disease or diabetes. Several types of cancer are also associated with obesity, however, including breast cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), obese […]

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BMH Collaborates with Winstanley Solar Development

Winstanley Solar Development (WSD) and Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) announce an agreement to collaborate on the construction and operation of a 500 kilo-Watt solar power array on land owned by Winstanley Enterprises.  The electricity generated by this array will serve the main BMH hospital building, and generate significant savings for BMH over the twenty-year term […]

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Maureen Mohaney, PA-C, ATC

Plantar Fasciitis…A Real Pain in the Heel

By Maureen Mahoney, PA-C, ATC Do you get stabbing pain in the heel or bottom of your foot with your first steps out of bed in the morning? Does it feel better once you start walking around? Does the pain return after standing for a long time or at the end of the day? Do […]

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