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    SVMC cardiology unit reaccredited

    12/01/2015 03:51 PM EST
    BENNINGTON >> Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Cardiology has again achieved the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission's (IAC) accreditation for adult transthoracic and adult stress echocardiography. 
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    Ask Dr. K: Microbes may be doing us harm
    11/27/2015 01:59 PM EST - DEAR DOCTOR K >> You recently wrote that the microbes that live on and within us might be a cause of disease. A friend told me she heard they might cause heart disease and autism. Is there any truth to that? Full Story

    Thorny state budget problem emerging
    11/16/2015 11:43 AM EST - VTDigger.org MONTPELIER >> Officials anticipate that state spending will exceed revenue in the next fiscal year by some $66.2 million. The numbers, presented to the Joint Fiscal Committee on Friday, drew a prickly comparison from committee Full Story

    Blood drive set at SVMC
    11/15/2015 04:44 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Southwestern Vermont Medical Center will host an American Red Cross Blood drive from 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the employee cafeteria. Information Desk volunteers will be available to show members of the Full Story

    Study: Weight loss surgery worth risk for teens
    11/13/2015 02:10 PM EST - The largest, longest study of teen obesity surgery shows huge weight loss and health gains can last at least three years, and many say it's worth the risks. "I feel awesome. It's like a new life," said Miranda Taylor, a Cincinnati nursing student in Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: Scientists using boosted immune system to attack cancer cells
    11/13/2015 02:10 PM EST - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I hear that doctors are trying to boost the immune system to help people fight cancer. Does that actually work? DEAR READER >> Yes, this old, simple idea is beginning to work. Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: Hip surgery has many benefits
    11/06/2015 03:34 PM EST - DEAR DOCTOR K >> My doctor says I need hip replacement surgery. She says it will help my pain. But I'm worried about complications. Should I be? DEAR READER >> I get a lot of questions about hip replacement surgery, and I'm in a good Full Story

    Health take-away: Flu season is here — get vaccinated
    11/06/2015 03:34 PM EST - The symptoms of flu are dramatic and seem to come on suddenly. Our patients tell us they feel like they've been hit by a truck — that they couldn't get out of bed even if they wanted to. Headache, body aches and pains, sore throat, fever, and Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: Ease into healthy, plant-based diet
    10/30/2015 12:21 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I'm thinking of becoming a vegetarian. But I need to be certain — is a vegetarian diet really better for your health? DEAR READER >> The answer is — it depends. Full Story

    Ought we postpone our time to die?
    10/29/2015 03:51 PM EDT - By Deborah Golden Alecson "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. A time to be born, and a time to die." — Ecclesiastes 3 (KJV) The understanding that there is a "time to die" is increasingly defied in Full Story