Dr. Chris Appleton

Dr. Chris Appleton

The next time you’re down in the basement of BMH, maybe heading to the Maple View Cafe for lunch, stop and say hello to Chris Appleton, DO, who along with Dr. Bill Doyle runs the hospital’s pathology department and laboratory services. Being a pathologist means spending a lot of time analyzing tissue and blood samples, […]

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Speech Therapy Makes for Lasting Memories

SPEECH THERAPY MAKES FOR LASTING MEMORIES By Claire Markey Much of a speech language pathologist’s work in a hospital setting is centered on language and cognition. In the past the population served was primarily geriatric patients who had strokes or brain injuries from illnesses such as brain cancer or dementia. Presently, the adult population includes […]

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What do you do when the world is spinning?

What do you do when the world is spinning? By Eileen Casey You roll over in bed or you bend over to tie your shoes and suddenly you feel like the whole room is spinning around you. You feel nauseous and unbalanced afterwards. You’re not alone. Every year millions of people in the U.S. develop […]

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Summer Safety Lessons

Summer Safety Lessons It’s cold here for a lot of the year – I love sweaters and quilts and being cozy. But when it’s nice out, we all love to be out and about! Here’s some Mom-to-Mom info about keeping your baby safe in the summer. I’ve heard there’s more Lyme Disease in this area. […]

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Ann Wang-Dohlman, MD, MPH

Allergist Joins Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Starting June 22

Allergist Joins Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Starting June 22 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced allergy specialist Ann Wang-Dohlman, MD, MPH will be joining the medical staff on Friday, June 22. She will be available to see patients every Friday at 19 Belmont Avenue, 1st Floor, Suite 1201. The phone number for appointments is 802-451-1980. Dr. Dohlman received […]

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Free Managing Chronic Pain Workshop Offered June 28

Free Managing Chronic Pain Workshop Offered June 28 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer another series of the Stanford University Chronic Pain Self-Management Program starting Thursday, June 28. The free, six-week workshop will cover truths and myths about chronic pain and help participants make an action plan. Participants should come wearing comfortable clothing that allows for […]

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BMH Nutrition Assistant Wins Strolling of the Heifers Bread Baking Competition

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Nutrition Assistant/Supervisor Anna Piergentili was the Grand Prize winner of the 2012 Great New England Bread Baking competition, which took place during the Friday evening activities of this year’s Strolling of the Heifers weekend. Piergentili’s winning entry was Pannettone Quick Bread, an Italian bread which she describes as having “an orange flavor, […]

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Chris Vitello

Occupational Therapists on the Job to Help You Play

Occupational Therapists on the Job to Help You Play By Chris Vitello I can’t tell you how frequently I explain that Occupational Therapy doesn’t apply solely to job-related injuries. In the rehabilitative services world, “occupation” is a synonym for everyday activities. A hobby like tending the garden is an occupation as is getting dressed or […]

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Moving Through Pregnancy

Moving Through Pregnancy We live in such a weird time – what I really want to do today is encourage you to move more, and to play and dance and have fun as a pregnant person. So why am I thinking it’s a weird time? First I think about how much fun it is to […]

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BMH Launches Social Media Campaign to Help Vermont Foodbank

BMH Launches Social Media Campaign to Help Vermont Foodbank Brattleboro Memorial Hospital launched a new social media campaign to help raise awareness about the connection between food insecurity and health, and combat hunger in southern Vermont. During the month of June, BMH will donate a canned item to the Vermont Foodbank for every new ‘Like’ […]

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