Josh Hart

Lessons Learned from Surviving Prostate Cancer

Lessons Learned from Surviving Prostate Cancer By Josh Hart When I was first told I had prostate cancer, the first thing I did was swear. Just once. Then I asked myself what am I going to do about it? I can’t whine about it. I’ve got it. Let’s get rid of it. The story of […]

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TOPS Weight Loss Program at BMH, May 1

TOPS Weight Loss Program at BMH, May 1 The Nutrition Services Department at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will begin offering the TOPS weight loss and wellness education program to the public starting Tuesday, May 1. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a nonprofit program that promotes a successful and affordable approach to weight management through a […]

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BMH Spinal Health Level 1 Class Begins April 30

BMH Spinal Health Level 1 Class Begins April 30 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services will offer its seven week course “Standing Tall Spine Health: Level 1” beginning Monday, April 30 in the BMH Exercise Room. The program is designed for individuals diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis, or those at risk for low bone mass. Each […]

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BMH Birthing Center Honored for Child Abuse Prevention Education

BMH Birthing Center Honored for Child Abuse Prevention Education Prevent Child Abuse Vermont (PCAV) presented an plaque to nurses in Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center during a Wednesday, April 18 luncheon, recognizing their efforts in educating new parents about infant crying and the dangers of shaking. The plaque was presented by Lisa Keller, Director of […]

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The Day I Became a Mother

The day I became a mother, my life changed forever. Now, that is the most ridiculous sentence to start with. But it is also most profound. Because, if we are lucky, the births of our babies can give us great gifts, as we learn truths about ourselves. I started teaching Lamaze classes in 1986. I […]

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Burton D. Tepfer, MD

BMH Hosts Mediterranean Dinner and Healthy Eating Discussion, May 2

BMH Hosts Mediterranean Dinner and Healthy Eating Discussion, May 2 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host a public dinner featuring low-fat Mediterranean fare and a presentation on healthy eating at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, May 2 in the Brew Barry Conference Center During the dinner, Burton Tepfer, MD, a cardiologist at BMH, will discuss how to […]

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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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