Creating Your Postpartum Plan

You’ve probably heard about Birth Plans. But have you ever considered a Postpartum Plan? There are a lot of things you can’t know about new parenthood until you get there…especially considering that when you ask people what it’s like they mostly just answer “Just you wait!” and don’t give you any good information. Here’s some […]

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BMH to host free screening of “Fed Up” documentary

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host a FREE showing of “Fed Up”, a documentary film that investigates how the American food industry may be responsible for more sickness than previously realized. “Fed Up” is a 2014 American documentary film directed, written and produced by Stephanie Soechtig. The film focuses on the causes of obesity in the […]

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Laurie Kuralt, ACNP

BMH’s Laurie Kuralt, APRN graduates Georgetown University

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Laurie Kuralt, APRN has graduated from Georgetown University’s Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) program and is now board-certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP). “We’re very proud of Laurie and her commitment to furthering her education and expertise. Her new skills will be a great asset to […]

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Touch A Truck returns to BMH

The 7th Annual Touch-a-Truck fundraiser at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is scheduled for Saturday, September 12 from 9 AM – 1PM. It promises to be another fun year with lots of trucks for children to explore, as well as the always-popular mulch area for children to play and dig in. More than 50 vehicles will converge […]

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BMH Spinal Health Level 1 Class Begins September 14

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services will be offering its seven week course “Standing Tall Spine Health: Level 1” starting on Monday, September 14 in the BMH Exercise Room. Classes take place from 4:00 to 5:00 PM every Monday through October 26, 2015. Advance registration is required and the fee is $60. Contact the BMH Rehabilitation […]

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Heat Stress: What to look for, how to respond

By Jeff Meckling PA-C During the hottest days of summer the terms “Heat Stroke”, “Heat Exhaustion”, “Sunstroke”, “Heat Cramps” and others can get used interchangeably in an attempt to describe our bodies’ responses to extreme heat. But did you know that each of those terms describes a different medical condition, each with its own set […]

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BMH Introduces New Endoscopy System for Earlier Digestive Disease Detection and Treatment

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is among the first hospitals in Vermont to acquire the Olympus EVIS EXERA III video endoscopy system. This system uses a video processor, light source, endoscope, and monitor to enable physicians to look inside the gastrointestinal (GI) system to diagnose, detect, and treat GI diseases such as colorectal cancer. The advanced imaging […]

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BMH Awarded National Breast Cancer Foundation grant

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital President and CEO, Steven R. Gordon announced today that the hospital has been awarded a $27,600 grant from the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to underwrite the services of BMH’s Breast Care Nurse Navigator. “We’re very appreciative of NBCF’s support of this important program,” said Gordon. “Our Nurse Navigator offers critical support […]

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Kari Dickey, DO

Summer Sun Safety

By Kari Dickey, DO Many of us welcome the arrival of summer with open arms, charging into the outdoors to soak up as much sun and fresh air as we possibly can before another New England winter rolls in. While all medical providers encourage our patients to be active outdoors, there are some important safety […]

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Nurturing Your Pregnant Self

There’s lots of info out there about taking good care of yourself and your unborn baby during pregnancy. Most of that info focuses on physical things. But one of the secrets of pregnancy is, YOU ARE BEING TRANSFORMED INTO A MOTHER. People don’t like to talk about that. Don’t get so focused on labor and […]

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