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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

John Elder Robison will speak at the UVM Autism Institute.
Best-Selling Author Shares Story about Life with Asperger’s

John Elder Robison’s life has taken him on a path so diverse and meandering that he could keep you entertained with stories for hours. His three books... Continue Reading

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How a Nursing Shortage Can Be Avoided as RNs Reach Retirement

Although the recession quickly put an end to the nursing shortage of the past decade, hospitals and universities are bracing for what many are calling a “retirement... Continue Reading

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A Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program Can Be the Key to Med School

Students who have set their sights on applying to medical schools and health professional schools now have another option through the University of Vermont’s Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program.... Continue Reading

Cases of West Nile Virus infection have been reported in 48 states.
UVM Launches First West Nile Virus Vaccine Trial

By Jennifer Nachbur With spring temperatures finally here, mosquito season is just around the corner and with it, the threat of West Nile virus – the leading... Continue Reading