BMH Establishes New Family Practice in Brattleboro

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the creation of a new primary care practice, Brattleboro Family Medicine, opening on Tuesday, January 3 at 53 Fairview Street in Brattleboro. The practice, comprised of Lauren McClure, M.D., Janine Foote, D.O. and Peter Foote, D.O., will offer personal care for whole families under the umbrella of BMH […]

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Portable Electronics and Video Game Injury Prevention Tips

The use of portable electronics continues to grow.  Have you seen a loved one sitting on the couch using a lap top and thought to yourself that can’t be comfortable? To prevent hand injuries while using portable electronics and video games, ASHT recommends the following safety tips: Tell your child to use a neutral grip […]

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BMH Step Into Action Program Walks the Walk

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s Committee for Activities and Recognition of Employees (C.A.R.E.) is literally taking step-by-step approach to fitness with a program that motivates people to walk more. The BMH Step Into Action program provides team-oriented goals and individual rewards that encourage staff members and volunteers to stay in shape by paying attention to how much […]

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This Holiday Season, Make Sure You’re Happy

By Maggie Lake We all have the perfect holiday image in our minds: gifts galore, beautiful decorations and parties, great food, happy children tearing through one perfect gift after another. Maybe we remember our own perfect childhood holidays. We want to recreate them or versions of the stories we see in the relentless commercials and […]

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Staying healthy during the holiday season

We are in the middle of the holidays.  It is a busy stressful time of the year.  Additional commitments, holiday parties with high fat foods, sweets and little time left for exercise, it may seem impossible to stay on a healthy plan.  But with a little knowledge you can tackle this time of year, and […]

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The Ultimate Gift

By Arthur Magnaghi, Jr. This is the time of year we give gifts to our loved ones. We also may give a little more or do a little more to support charitable efforts we find meaningful. With just a few clicks of the mouse button this holiday season, Vermonters can help save a life, just […]

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BMH Comprehensive Breast Care Program Introduces MRI, Genetic Testing Capabilities for High Risk Patients

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital today announced the addition of breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and genetics risk evaluation to the services offered by its Comprehensive Breast Care Program. Both breast MRI and genetics risk evaluation services play a valuable role in identifying people who are at high risk for breast cancer.  To ensure the quality of […]

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Ergonomic Strategies for Using a Suitcase

Are you traveling anytime soon? Are you in the market for new luggage? Read below to learn how to pick a proper piece of luggage and learn how to pack and carry your luggage in a safe manner.   The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Travel Clinic should be your first stop 6 – 8 weeks prior […]

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Free Workshops Help People Cope with Chronic Health Conditions

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer another series of free Healthier Living Workshops for people coping with chronic health conditions. 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 exercises. Classes meet each Tuesday from January 10, 2012 through February […]

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Good PreOp Assessment for Surgical Success

By Christine Gooley, APRN, BC Would you ever guess a hospital the size of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital performs around four thousand surgical procedures in a year? It’s true. During the twelve months from October 2010 to September 2011, 2,389 surgeries and 1,612 minor procedures took place in our facility. That figure includes a broad range […]

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