Cynthia Howes, RN, CPNP

How Self-Hypnosis Can Help With Childhood’s Challenges

by Cynthia Howes, RN, CPNP We think of childhood as that special time in life where everything should be simple, happy, and carefree. In reality, the period between birth through adolescence is filled with challenges.. There are many developmental milestones children must master to advance to the next phase in their lives. Sometimes, life’s challenges […]

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Jodi Dodge, RN

BMH Hires New Patient Experience Director

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Jodi Dodge, RN has been hired as the new Director of Patient Experience. She began working part-time in mid-February and started in a full-time capacity on March 2, 2015. Dodge has been a registered nurse in the Emergency Department at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, Massachusetts for the past […]

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Dr. Craig Rinder

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

As part of the Wellness in Windham Spring 2015 calendar, BMH urologist Craig Rinder, MD, will present a program on Monday, April 13 at 6:00 PM in the Brew Barry Conference Center. His topic of discussion will be kidney stones. “Kidney stones are notorious for being painful. The feeling has been described as being worse […]

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The Breast Feeding Quiz Part 11

1. Engorgement is normal on day three. Cut back on fluids to help it. True          False 2. It’s a good idea to stay away from pacifiers and artificial nipples at first. True          False 3. Going back to work?? The best thing you can do to get ready is to freeze plenty of milk. True          False […]

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Heather Lesage-Horton, MD

You are what you eat?

by Heather Lesage-Horton, MD As a pediatrician, one of my goals at every patient’s yearly physical is to ask about activity and nutrition. As part of measuring growth we get a height and weight on each patient. We use this to calculate the child’s body mass index (BMI). With a growing number of American children […]

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Valerie Rooney, MD

What to Do About Tick Bites in Children

by Valerie Rooney, MD Every spring Just So Pediatrics receives many phone calls from parents who have found a tick on their child. They worry that their child will get Lyme disease, and about what they can do to prevent it. Yet, most children who we see in the office with Lyme disease never knew […]

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Dr. Susan Slowinski

The Doctor- Patient Relationship: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

By Susan Slowinski, MD Pediatricians, Family Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician’s Assistants all provide primary care to children. There are many other professionals in a child’s life. Daycare providers, teachers, and counselors spend more hours with an individual child than his or her primary care clinician. Yet, we are in a unique position to enjoy […]

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Craig Rinder, MD

Dr. Craig Rinder Joins BMH Physician Group

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Craig Rinder, MD, will join BMH Physician Group, effective March 2, 2015. When the transition is complete, Dr. Rinder’s current practice, known as Craig Rinder, MD, LLC, will be called BMH Urology. Its offices will still be located at 375 Canal Street in Brattleboro, Vermont. The new phone number for […]

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Daniel Walsh, MD

Modify Your Risk for Atherosclerosis

By Daniel Walsh, MD Atherosclerosis is a condition that causes several common forms of heart disease, including coronary artery disease (CAD) and peripheral artery disease (PAD). It occurs when plaque builds up inside the arteries, hardening them to a point where it become difficult for blood to flow from the heart to other parts of […]

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Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Receives 2014 Constant Contact All Star Award

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has been named a 2014 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than 600,000 small organizations worldwide. The award, given annually to the top 10% of Constant Contact’s international customer base, recognizes these select businesses and nonprofits for their significant achievements leveraging online marketing tools […]

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