Happy Diabetes Alert Day!

Happy Diabetes Alert Day! Happy Diabetes Alert Day! (It’s today, Tuesday, March 27.) Well – maybe it’s silly to make such a wish. But it’s not silly to be alert to the increasing diabetes rates here in the United States. For many women, the first time we think seriously about our blood sugar levels is […]

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BMH “Showers to Flowers” Auction to Raise Money for Cancer Care

BMH “Showers to Flowers” Auction to Raise Money for Cancer Care Area stores, restaurants, hotels and other businesses have generously contributed products and services to help raise funds for cancer care services at BMH. The donated items have been combined into spring-themed packages which will be auctioned off the night of the gala. Tickets to […]

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Free Healthier Living Workshop Starts April 4

Free Healthier Living Workshop Starts April 4 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer another series of free Healthier Living Workshops for people coping with chronic health conditions starting Wednesday, April 4. Stanford University developed the six-week program to empower individuals with chronic diseases and their caregivers to better manage the condition through education, support and skill-building […]

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Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 3

Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 3 We just finished our second to last day teaching at the hospital. Again, 40 doctors and nurses in a room without air conditioning in nearly 100 degree heat. Despite the conditions, everyone remained attentive and participatory. Were growing fond of our nicaraguan colleagues.  Today’s themes included medications and lactation, […]

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Mark Burke, MD

Mark Burke, MD Joins Brattleboro Cardiology

Mark Burke, MD Joins Brattleboro Cardiology Brattleboro Memorial Hospital today announced Mark Burke, MD, will be joining Brattleboro Cardiology, and will begin seeing patients on the BMH campus starting Wednesday, April 4. Dr. Burke practiced at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for five years before moving to Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, New Hampshire in 2001. “We […]

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Jeffry Potash, MD

Top Questions About Colon Cancer Screening & Colonoscopy

Top Questions About Colon Cancer Screening & Colonoscopy by Jeffry Potash March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, creating an opportunity to educate the community about the dangers, prevention and treatment of colon cancer. Colon cancer is the third most common cancer. In Vermont, there are about 330 new cases per year and 24 of them […]

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Next Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts March 29

Next Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts March 29 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host another installment of the “Fresh Start: Tobacco Cessation Workshop” in BMH Room B on Thursday, March 29. A trained facilitator from the Vermont Department of Health Access will run the free, four-week class, which takes place every Thursday through April 19 […]

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Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 2

Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 2 Hello All, We are tired and happy. On day three of our lactation course at hospital HEODRA. Conditions are very basic in the hospital. All services and medicines here are free and as such the hospital serves the poorest of the poor with limited equipment and resources. The doctors […]

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BMH Nurse Manager To Discuss Success of Mentorship Program in Virginia

BMH Nurse Manager To Discuss Success of Mentorship Program in Virginia The success of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s nurse mentoring program is leading to national notoriety for its creator, Debbie Partrick, RN-C. The nurse manager for the BMH Birthing Center has been invited to give a presentation on the program at the Inova Fair Oaks Hospital […]

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Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 1

Brattleboro Nurses in Nicaragua – 1 “Good Morning! All is well. This is an amazing experience. The hospital does close to 5,000 births a year and they have one ambu bag, one fetal monitor and women all room together until they are ready to push. 40 doctors and nurses showed up for our class when […]

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