By Melissa Volansky, MD, Lamoille Health Partners Women’s Health Week is an annual observance that takes place in the second week of May and serves as a reminder for people of all ages to prioritize their health and well-being. Taking care of your health should be a top priority, and one of the most effective […]
By Christine Robinson, PharmD, Lamoille Health Pharmacy Can you recall the last time you went to the doctor for strep throat or a urinary tract infection? Your care provider likely ordered an antibiotic medicine that you picked up at the pharmacy. An antibiotic is a prescription medicine that fights infections caused by bacteria. It works […]
By Melissa Volansky, MD, Lamoille Health Partners Family Medicine Patients come to medical appointments with many things on their minds. Human beings are multidimensional, bringing a wide range of health-related concerns into the exam room with them. Your Lamoille Health Partners team believes whole person care is the best pathway to overall health and wellness. […]
By Sara Davis, DDS. For many children, a visit to the dentist can be scary. Follow these 6 tips to help kids feel more comfortable and less afraid so they get the care they need.
By Melissa Volansky, MD, With Contributions by Meagan DeWitt, MS, LADC, LCMHC. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) combines medications with specialized counseling support for treatment of opioid addiction.
By Jason Carriveau, MSN, PMHNP-BC, ATC With the high expectations for holiday gift-giving, decorating, feasting, and family gathering, you might not feel very joyful right now. In fact, the holidays can leave many people feeling sad or overwhelmed. But there are a number of healthy ways to manage through the holiday blues. Holiday stress and […]
By Kate Myerson, RDN, CD, CDCES, TCS, Lamoille Health Partners Care Coordinator Diabetes is a long-term health condition that requires self-care every day. About 34 million people in the United States have diabetes, and for them, taking care of themselves between medical appointments makes a big difference in how they feel and how their condition […]
By Kassandra Verhusen, FNP, Lamoille Health Partners Family Medicine Do you ever wonder why your care team asks you questions about your relatives and their health issues? Your doctor, nurse, or medical assistant might ask whether your parents had diabetes or if anyone in your family had high blood pressure, for example. It probably seems […]
By Melissa Volansky, MD, Lamoille Health Partners Family Medicine Pain is … painful … on many levels. It can be anything from a slightly bothersome headache to a serious and scary feeling that takes over, such as the chest pain that might signal a heart attack. It can be uncomfortable in a physical sense as […]
By Steven Soriano, DO, Pediatric Medical Director Today’s teens might be missing out on the important health benefits of exercise, including a stronger heart and better mental health. According to statistics from the American Heart Association, three out of every four teens aren’t getting the recommended one hour of physical activity each day. Experts […]