PREGNANCY MISERIES

PREGNANCY MISERIES January 23rd is a special day for me. It’s the day my last baby was born, just after a very big snowstorm. I’d been feeding the town crew cookies for weeks and they knew I was ready to pop. I was so thankful our dead-end road was plowed! When I emailed my son […]

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Peter Foote, DO

Don’t Let Frostbite Ruin Your Fun

Don’t Let Frostbite Ruin Your Fun By Dr. Peter Foote Following is part one of a two-part column on cold-weather injuries. January is Vermont’s coldest month, meteorologically speaking. In the Vermont Weather Book, author David Ludlum says this is the time of year when the Atlantic jet stream travels its southernmost course, leaving polar winds […]

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Kari Dickey, DO

Dr. Kari Dickey Receives Board Certification in Family Medicine

Dr. Kari Dickey Receives Board Certification in Family Medicine Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced today that Kari Dickey, D.O. of Putney Family Healthcare obtained certification in family medicine from the American Board of Family Medicine. Board certification demonstrates a physician’s exceptional expertise in a particular specialty of medical practice. Physicians voluntarily undergo rigorous testing and peer […]

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Sleeping Baby – Part 2

Sleeping Baby – Part 2 In sleep as in life, you have to play the cards you get dealt. There are all kinds of sleepers out there. I am a good sleeper. My husband always wants to stay up, drink coffee and play chess. My first two children were lovely little girls who slept through […]

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Prudence MacKinney

Helping Physicians Focus on Patient Care

Helping Physicians Focus on Patient Care By Prudence MacKinney Recently, I was showing a physician and his wife around town as part of the interview process for a position we have at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. They were self-professed “city people,” looking for a safe community in which to raise their family; while at the same […]

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Sleeping Baby – Part 1

Sleeping Baby – Part 1 Most families find that sleep is one of the biggest challenges in the first year of their new life as parents. There are so many opinions and perspectives on sleep, we could probably populate a weekly blog just with “facts” and “counter-facts” as we tell one another the best way […]

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Janine Foote, DO

Putting Resolve into New Year’s Resolutions

Putting Resolve into New Year’s Resolutions By Dr. Janine Foote So what resolutions did you make when the clock struck 12:01 a.m. this past Sunday? And how are you doing on them so far during this first week of 2012? Starting the new year with a self-improvement goal is a time honored tradition. You can […]

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Improve Your Health

Improve Your Health The Centers for Disease Control report that roughly 42% of people between age 45 and 64 do no physical exercise, that half the people aged 65-74 do nothing and two thirds of people over the age of 75 do absolutely nothing in terms of leisure time physical activity! Yet in study after […]

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Brattleboro OB/GYN Relocating to Gannett Building

Brattleboro OB/GYN Relocating to Gannett Building, January 17 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced today that the Brattleboro OB/GYN medical practice will relocate to the first floor of the Gannett Building, located at the west end of the BMH campus.. The practice will open at the new location on Tuesday, January 17. The practice, which includes Four […]

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Putney Family Healthcare Relocating to New Space

Putney Family Healthcare Relocating to New Space, January 10 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced today that the Putney Family Healthcare practice will open in its new location on 79 Main Street in Putney on Tuesday, January 10. Relocation to the new office will provide more space to accommodate new patients of Dr. Kari Dickey to the […]

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