Spring 2013

01. Gardening is Good for You

Gardening Class

Want to feel fit and happy? Gardening boosts creativity, decreases stress, burns calories, increases flexibility and builds strength. Learn simple and helpful gardening tips from Fletcher Allen gardener Lisa Hoare and registered dietitian...

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02. Finding Your Child's Funny Bone

Funny Bone

Humor is one of the best ways for a family to connect. But humor is note innate and is a quality children need to develop. Dr. Lewis First offers tips on how parents can encourage laughter and humor...

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03. Staying Healthy Through Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a practice that can benefit people of all ages. For seniors, this includes boosting the immune system, alleviating stress and decreasing pain. Burlington psychologist Lisa Condon explains...


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04. A Lack of Sleep from Too Much Technology

Lack of Sleep

As a nation, we sleep about 20 percent less than our forebears did a century ago. Recent studies have shown that electronic devices play a role in sleep deprivation. Dr. Garrick Applebee offers advice on getting a good night's sleep...


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05. Roasted Lemon Asparagus Recipe

Asparagus Recipe

Asparagus is a rich in fiber, folate, vitamins A, B, E and antioxidants. Add red bell peppers, thyme and onions and you’ll have a colorful spring dish bursting with flavor...


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06. Walking for Wellness

Walking for Wellness

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get the exercise you need to stay healthy. Learn how to start a regular walking program and how you can stay motivated...


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07. A Quick and Easy Way to Manage Your Health

Health Record Access

Get secure and convenient access to your medical record, see test results, request an appointment, renew prescriptions and pay your hospital bills electronically – it's all possible with MyHealthOnline...


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08. Spring HealthSource Classes

Health Classes

Fletcher Allen's spring HealthSource classes offer helpful tips on green living, prenatal care, gluten-free diets, Zumba fitness, nutrition tips for running, and much more. Classes and workshops are FREE...


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09. We Want To Hear From You!

Survey

We want to hear from you! Take our reader survey and tell us how we can make Healthsource an even better health and wellness resource for you and your family...


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10. OneCare Vermont

One Care

Many Fletcher Allen Medicare patients have received letters in the mail from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) regarding OneCare Vermont – our new Medicare accountable care organization with Dartmouth and partners across..

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