Health
Health Take-Away: Advanced treatments heal chronic wounds

The aging of the Baby Boom generation and a sharp rise in the incidence of diabetes and obesity in the larger population have literally opened a stubborn wound — a dramatic increase in the prevalence of chronic wounds that resist basic …

Ask the Doctors: Stem cell therapy may help worn-out knees

Mammograms — not just for women

Food
Berkshires and Southern Vermont Pancake Trail: Grab a fork and bring your appetite

To find some of the best pancakes served up by sugarhouses in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont (and a few just over the borders) we turned to Facebook to solicit advice from our readers, who were …

Insights

Don't let swimsuit anxiety suck the fun out of summer

NEW YORK — Farewell spring and hello bathing suit season, for some an anxious time that sucks the fun out of summer.Not everybody frets over their beach bodies, celebrating instead.

Medicare to replace Social Security numbers on cards

WASHINGTON — Old Medicare cards will be going in the shredder.Officials said Tuesday the government is on track to meet a 2019 deadline for replacing Social Security numbers on Medicare cards with randomly generated digits and letters to …
Outdoors
Entertainment
American Ballet Theatre to perform at SVAC

MANCHESTER — Southern Vermont Arts Center is hosting "An Evening of Dance with Members of the American Ballet Theatre and Friends" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, at Arkell Pavilion.The performance is produced by soloist and guest artist …

American Buffalo at Dorset Theatre Festival

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