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Making the Leap from Working Professional to Pre-Med Student

If this is what “brave” is, I’ll let you in on a little secret. Being “brave” means feeling scared. However, it’s what many people have called me... Continue Reading

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Will Medical Cannabis Break the Painkiller Epidemic?

The U.S. is in the midst of an unprecedented opioid epidemic, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Prescription opioid overdoses killed more than 165,000... Continue Reading

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UVM Alumna Creates the Right Solution with Chemistry and Public Health

Lyndelle LeBruin, a project manager at the Laboratory for Clinical Biochemistry Research (LCBR) at the UVM College of Medicine, has spent most of her academic career studying... Continue Reading

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After Studying Science, Business and Health, Alumna Megan Resnick Lands Her Ideal Job

This fall will be the first time in eight years that Megan Resnick hasn’t been a student at UVM. With three college degrees under her belt from... Continue Reading

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Zika Fears Hit Home in the U.S.

It has been feared for months that mosquitos would start spreading the Zika virus in the United States. Those fears may have been realized this summer in... Continue Reading