Wellness Connection

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Don't Hibernate!
Just because the temperature has dropped doesn't mean you have to hibernate. Sure, northeast winters can be challenging, but the winter season also provides lots of ways to be active. Read More

New Information about Breast Density
New legislation requires SVMC Women's Imaging report patients' breast density to them. But what does it mean? Read More

How to Visit Someone in the Hospital
Love and support from family and friends certainly help patients recover. Remembering a few key points will help ensure your visit does the most good. Read More

Eight Rules of the Road for Cold and Flu Season
You know that following traffic laws keeps you and others safe from potentially serious car accidents. The same concept can help us understand the value of taking the basic guidelines for reducing the overall impact of cold and flu season. Read More

How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease. And once you have diabetes, it doesn’t go away. Thankfully, the body sometimes sends up a warning flag called prediabetes. Those who find out they have prediabetes can take action to prevent the onset of irreversible diabetes. Read More