New Moms Network March Schedule

Programs of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s New Moms Network in March start on March 6th with “Exercising with your Baby” presented by Dawn Kersula, RN, IBCLC. The program on Wednesday, March 13th is called “Babyscapes”. This will be presented by Anne Bedichek Braden. Make sure to bring your camera. We are going to be playing and […]

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Craig Rinder, MD

Free Talk About Men’s Urinary Issues, March 11

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital presents a free talk about urinary function by Director of Men’s Health Craig Rinder, MD, on Monday, March 11 at 7:00 pm in Brew Barry Conference Room 2. A board-certified urologist, Dr. Rinder will discuss how urinary function changes as people age and the causes and solutions to many common complaints.  Dr. […]

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Joseph Rosen, MD

Breast Disease -The Basics

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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Sean Amos, MD

Sean Amos, MD, Joins BMH Hospitalist Staff

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced Sean Amos, MD has joined its Department of Hospitalist Medicine. Amos is a 2003 graduate of Harvard Medical School and has worked as a hospitalist on a contract basis in several settings, including Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Arizona; Northwestern Hospital in St. Albans, Vermont; and Cary Medical Center in […]

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Waterbirth Planning

Today we are going to look at waterbirth – still an option for labor as well as the birth itself, here at BMH. Here are some things to think about as you plan. Prepare Your Mind Sounds funny, but the first thing to do is think about why you have decided to have a waterbirth. […]

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Brian Richardson

Brian Richardson Joins BMH

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced the hiring of Brian Richardson as EMS Liaison/Emergency Preparedness Coordinator. He will begin work immediately. Richardson’s responsibilities will include maintaining and strengthening relationships with EMS first response services and EMS agencies that transport patients to BMH. He will also oversee all policies, procedures and programs related to emergency preparedness. Brian has […]

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Jon Thatcher, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon Discusses Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, March 7

Southern Vermont Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine will present a free talk about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by Dr. Jonathan Thatcher on Thursday, March 7 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s Brew Barry Conference room. Thatcher, an orthopaedic surgeon, will discuss other causes of hand pain and numbness in addition to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome […]

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Celebrate American Heart Month

By Eileen Casey Right now as you are reading this article your heart is pumping away and you barely give it a thought. The average heart rate at rest is about 70 beats per minute. That’s 4,200 beats an hour or 100,800 beats a day or 36,792,000 a year. If a person lives until they […]

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William Vranos, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon Discusses Shoulder Injuries, February 28

Southern Vermont Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine will present a free talk about shoulder injuries by Dr. William Vranos on Thursday, February 28 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s Brew Barry Conference room. Vranos, an orthopaedic surgeon, will discuss the various treatments for shoulder injuries, particularly to the rotator cuff, that enable patients […]

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Breast vs. Bottle? Nutrition and Nurturing Most Important

By Dawn Kersula Here in Vermont and New Hampshire, most babies begin their lives breastfeeding. According to the latest available data, 86 percent of Vermont babies began their lives breastfeeding, and at six months 58 percent were still breastfed. In New Hampshire, the numbers were 78 percent and 50 percent. Several months ago, Brattleboro Memorial […]

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