Thomas-H.-Lewis

The Truth About Colorectal Cancer

The Truth About Colorectal Cancer By Dr. Thomas H. Lewis March was designated as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month back in 2000 as a way to remind people to get screened for the disease. The Center for Disease Control reports that cancer of the colon or rectum is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in […]

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Help for Hurting Hands Discussion at BMH

Help for Hurting Hands Discussion at BMH, March 12 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer a free program for people experiencing pain and dysfunction in their hands on Monday, March 12 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center. Chris Vitello, a certified hand therapist from the BMH Occupational Therapy Department, will talk […]

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BMH Spinal Health Class Begins March 19

BMH Spinal Health Class Begins March 19 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services will offer its “Standing Tall Spine Health: Level 2” program beginning Monday, March 19. The program is designed for individuals diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis who have previously completed the Level 1 course. The classes consist of advanced strengthening exercises for the core […]

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month It is an opportunity to educate the community about the dangers, prevention and treatment of colon cancer. Because it’s about a part of the body that people often feel embarrassed to talk about, there is a general lack of awareness about the disease. It has also, at times, kept […]

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Thomas W. Lewis, MD

Thomas W. Lewis and Anne Cloutier Join Brattleboro Internal Medicine

Thomas W. Lewis and Anne Cloutier Join Brattleboro Internal Medicine Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas W. Lewis and Physician Assistant Anne Cloutier will be joining Brattleboro Internal Medicine effective March 19, 2012. Brattleboro Internal Medicine, a member of the BMH Physician Group, is composed of Drs. Andrea Galasso and Laura […]

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Getting Ready for a New Baby Checklist

Getting Ready for a New Baby Checklist   Plan care for “the big kids” Arrange for a friend or relative to come to your house Or, the kids may go somewhere for a “special” overnight Let your childcare provider or your child’s teacher know if a new person may appear to pick up your child […]

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Elizabeth A. McLarney, MD

Xiaflex Is A True Breakthrough for Hand Disorders

Xiaflex Is A True Breakthrough for Hand Disorders By Dr. Elizabeth McLarney In the coming months you may hear about a new drug for treating cellulite, called Xiaflex. The pharmaceutical manufacturer that makes it just began clinical trials of its effects in January. I am not recommending Xiaflex for treatment of cellulite because I’m not […]

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Daffodil Days Are Approaching

Daffodil Days Are Approaching Daffodil Days are approaching – a wonderful sign of Spring and a way to promote hope for cancer patients. Daffodil Days is a fund raising effort to help raise money for different programs here at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) as well as money for the American Cancer Society’s mission to save […]

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Debbie Kitzmiller, Aimee Creelman, Kristin Anderson

Area Nurses to Volunteer in Nicaraguan Hospital

Area Nurses to Volunteer in Nicaraguan Hospital Aimee Creelman, Kristin Anderson, and Debbie Kitzmiller from the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Birthing Center will be traveling to Nicaragua in March on a volunteer mission to raise awareness about lactation and other issues related to labor, delivery and newborn care. The group will spend one week in Leon, […]

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New Moms Network March Schedule

New Moms Network March Schedule Programs of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s New Moms Network in March start with a session called “Starting Solids” on Wednesday, March 7th. This is presented by Chris Ellis, RD with the Brattleboro Food Co-op. The program on Wednesday, March 14th will feature “Ouch! What You Need to Know about Immunizations Now”. […]

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