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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Jeffry Potash, MD

Don’t Ignore Swallowing Difficulties

Don’t Ignore Swallowing Difficulties by Jeffry Potash, MD with special thanks to Ambulatory Care Unit staff Difficulty swallowing solid foods is a symptom which should never be ignored. This complaint is most often caused by scar tissue forming in the esophagus from chronic acid reflux. Since the esophagus is not constructed to withstand repeated acid […]

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BMH Raises $30,000 at Touch a Truck, Announces Daddy Blogger Contest

BMH Raises $30,000 at Touch a Truck, Announces Daddy Blogger Contest Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced today that the fourth annual Touch a Truck event held on Saturday, September 8 raised approximately $30,000 to help with providing medical services to the community. Over 1,000 children, parents and grandparents visited the BMH parking lot to get an […]

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Newborn Screening

Newborn Screening Sometimes it seems like we’re awfully mean to our babies. They are warm, cozy, drifting lazily in a world where they are fed and held 24 hours a day – and even hugged on a regular basis (that’s what those Braxton-Hicks feel like to them!). Suddenly they’re in a big, dry, cold world […]

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