Gratitude for Volunteers

Gratitude for Volunteers By JoAnne Rogers National Volunteer Week (April 15-21 this year) was established in 1974 to recognize those who, as President Obama proclaimed in 2011, are “the lifeblood of our schools and shelters, hospitals and hotlines, and faith-based and community groups.” The 110 people who volunteered at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital logged an astounding […]

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Get out and garden!

Get out and garden! The days are getting longer and warmer and for those who have the gardening bug spring is beckoning to get outdoors and in the dirt! The green poking out of the ground can be an irresistible call for those with green thumbs. Gardening can be a great way to enjoy the […]

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Mohrbacher’s Magic Number

Mohrbacher’s Magic Number If a multinational company developed a product that was a nutritionally balanced and delicious food, a wonder drug that both prevented and treated disease, cost almost nothing to produce and could be delivered in quantities controlled by the consumers’ needs, the very announcement of their find would send their shares rocketing to […]

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Jane Katz Field, MD

Pediatrician Leads Healthy Bodies, Happy Kids Talk at BMH

Pediatrician Leads Healthy Bodies, Happy Kids Talk at BMH, April 23 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host a free talk entitled “Teaming Up With Our Children:  Healthy Bodies, Happy Kids” on Monday, April 23 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center. Dr. Jane Katz Field of Just So Pediatrics will offer creative […]

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BMH Panel Discusses Medical Tests for People Over 50

BMH Panel Discusses Medical Tests for People Over 50 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host a free talk entitled; “Now I’m 50! What Tests Should I Be Having?” on Monday, April 9 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center. A panel comprised of gastroenterologist Jeffry Potash, MD, urologist Craig Rinder, MD and […]

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Walter C. Wagenknecht, MD

Putting a Face to Cancer

Putting a Face to Cancer By Walter Wagenknecht, MD Long ago, there were politicians who advocated spending large sums of money on medical research, specifically with the goal of waging and winning “the war against cancer.” That appealed to many of us, especially the many whose lives had been touched directly or through family and […]

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Secure With Duct Tape

Secure With Duct Tape I took pregnancy as a reading assignment. Back in “the old days” – my oldest daughter is 30 – it was hard to find a decent book on pregnancy and birth that didn’t assume you’d have a “Knock ‘Em Out, Drag “Em Out” childbirth. Barnes & Noble in Boston had two […]

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Joseph Rosen, MD

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment

BREAST CANCER RISK ASSESSMENT By Dr. Joseph Rosen One of the advantages of caring for women with breast disease for over 30 years is the perspective one gains by seeing how things evolve over a time. I don’t think there are too many fields changing as quickly as breast disease management. Because it’s such a […]

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Radiologic Technologist at BMH Earns Certification in Computed Tomography

Radiologic Technologist at BMH Earns Certification in Computed Tomography Kim Koshinsky, RT (R) of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has earned certification in Computed Tomography from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. She will add the “CT” designation to her credentials. “Kim’s pursuit of an additional credential shows her commitment to exceptional quality in patient care, for […]

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BMH Begins Planning Phase of Emergency Department Expansion Project

BMH Begins Planning Phase of Emergency Department Expansion Project Following approval of its Certificate of Need by the State of Vermont earlier this month, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital immediately launched into the implementation stages for its $7.7 million project to modernize and expand the Emergency Department (ED) and relocate the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to the […]

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