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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A New Baby is Coming to Your House

A New Baby is Coming to Your House A new baby is coming to your house? Congratulations! As an oldest child myself, anticipating a new baby made me feel happy and sad all at the same time – how would this change my precious daughter’s life? Here are some suggestions that helped guide our transitions […]

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Things to Consider Before Orthopaedic Surgery

Things to Consider Before Orthopaedic Surgery By Robert Feinberg, Physician Assistant In last week’s Health Matters column, my colleague Dr. William Vranos referenced some studies that indicated a significant rise in total joint replacement surgeries being carried out. Indeed, one study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality projects a 670 percent increase in […]

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Free Writing Workshop for Breast Cancer Survivors at BMH starts March 6

Free Writing Workshop for Breast Cancer Survivors at BMH starts March 6 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer a free, 10-week writing workshop for individuals living with cancer and an accompanying loved one, starting Tuesday, March 6 at 6:00 PM in the Richards Building. “Spirit of the Written Word” provides cancer survivors the opportunity to promote […]

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Radiologic Technologist at BMH Earns Bone Densitometry Certification

Radiologic Technologist at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Earns Bone Densitometry Certification Belinda Sargent, RT (R, M) of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has earned certification in Bone Densitometry from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. She will add the “BD” designation to her list of credentials. Bone Densitometry, better known as DEXA, is a type of x-ray imaging […]

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