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The Best Professional Organizations for Nurses

Nurses make up the largest group of health care professionals in the United States with more than 2.7 million nurses nationwide, according to the U.S. Department of... Continue Reading

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5 Career Tips: Developing a Plan to Strengthen Your Credentials

Health care is a growing and diverse component of the United States economy, employing about 14.5 million people and accounting for 10.3 percent of jobs nationally. Over... Continue Reading

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New Vermont Law Bans Smoking in Cars With Children

By Julie Ann Hounchell I remember the days of bouncing around the backseat of the car with my friend, while her dad drove us to ballet class. We... Continue Reading

Heroin users in the U.S. are mostly white and live in non-urban settings.
A Heroin Epidemic Hits Home in Vermont

By Jan Carney, M.D. Heroin has made a dramatic comeback. The opioid drug has contributed to a spike in drug-related deaths and was the exclusive topic of... Continue Reading

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Vermont Now One of Top 3 States for Lyme Disease

Ten or 20 years ago, most Vermonters never gave Lyme disease a second thought. It was a distant threat, something that people in, say, Connecticut, New York,... Continue Reading