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    SVMC appoints Yager to ExpressCare

    02/25/2015 01:55 PM EST
    BENNINGTON >> Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) has announced the appointment of Janet Yager, DNP to the newly opened ExpressCare. "I'm looking forward to a new adventure at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center," said Yager. 
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    Healthier Living Workshop set
    02/25/2015 01:55 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> This spring, the Vt. Blueprint for Health is excited to offer the in-demand, free Healthier Living Workshop (HLW) for those with chronic conditions in two area locations. For the first time, trained HLW leaders will offer the Full Story

    Blood pressure, foot care clinics set
    02/25/2015 01:55 PM EST - DORSET >> The Dorset Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice will be hold a blood pressure/foot care clinics in March. The cost of the foot clinic is $10. For more information, call 775-0568. The blood pressure and foot care clinic will take Full Story

    RCC to hold golf injuries, conditioning presentation
    02/25/2015 01:55 PM EST - RUTLAND >> On Tuesday, March 10, from 6:30-8 p.m. join Matthew Gammons, MD and Tyler White, ATC of Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic's iSPORT Program, as they discuss injuries common to golf and a golf specific strength and conditioning program. Full Story

    SVMC appoints Herman to Internal Medicine
    02/25/2015 01:55 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) has announced the appointment of David Herman, M.D. to Internal Medicine. "I have dedicated my life to the care of people living with HIV and AIDS in a holistic way," said Herman. Full Story

    SVMC to hold tobacco cessation classes
    02/25/2015 01:55 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> On average, it takes most people more than five quit attempts to finally beat the habit of tobacco. One of the best ways to quit is to use nicotine replacement and attend a group such as Fresh Start, offered for free throughout Full Story

    Heart Healthy Dining
    02/24/2015 10:27 AM EST - BENNINGTON >> The first week in March will be delicious. "Dine to Your Heart's Delight" is a partnership promotion involving area restaurants located in the Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) service area. Full Story

    Walker to discuss Advance Directives at Neighborhood Connections
    02/04/2015 06:01 PM EST - LONDONDERRY >> On Feb. 11th, at 10 a.m. at The Meeting Place at Neighborhood Connections, Ray Walker, M.D. will discuss Advance Directives and why these legal documents, which spell out a person's decisions about end-of-life care, are so Full Story

    Rice to receive appreciation award
    01/29/2015 10:37 AM EST - MANCHESTER CENTER >> For more than 25 years, Gail Rice has spent one afternoon a week in a special way–leading a reading group for the residents of Equinox Terrace. Every Thursday afternoon, she reads them funny, historical or romantic Full Story

    Guest to give meditation talk at MCL
    01/28/2015 04:59 PM EST - MANCHESTER CENTER >> Roger Guest will give a talk on "Learning to Meditate' at the Manchester Community Library on Saturday, Feb. 7, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. The benefits of meditation are becoming obvious to everyone. Full Story

    Ohio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can't crack case

    EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven't been able to crack the unusual case despite stakeouts, questioning neighbors, installing a surveillance camera and even testing eggshells as evidence. Full Story
    (Peter Steffen/AP)
    German singer wins ticket to Eurovision, declines to go

    BERLIN (AP) — Andreas Kuemmert got handed what many musicians would consider a dream ticket, winning the popular vote to represent Germany at this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Full Story
    (JONATHAN ALCORN/AFP/Getty Images)
    Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited

    The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head.