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Virginia L. Hood, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., is a University of Vermont professor of medicine and nephrologist at the University of Vermont Medical Center. The information she provides, below, is from an April 5 post on the UVM Medical Center blog.
Jen Lavoie’s daughter began showing symptoms of Crohn’s disease at age nine, but most of her clinicians found nothing wrong with her, and one suggested the girl’s gastrointestinal discomfort was “all in her head,” a symptom of stress. If her daughter had had the option to meet with a mental health provider in the same ...
The University of Vermont Vaccine Testing Center has announced that it will be involved in the clinical trials and research on a vaccine for Zika virus, which was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization on February 1, 2016.