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Michael Hehir, M.D.

07-29-2016

Hehir Honored for Research and Clinical Commitment to Myasthenia Gravis Patients

When University of Vermont neurologist Michael Hehir, M.D., treats patients with a relatively rare neuromuscular disorder called Myasthenia Gravis, he has to weigh the benefits of the medications he prescribes against their typical side effects.

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Amir Azarbal, M.D.

07-29-2016

UVM Department of Medicine Partners with V.A. to Bring Care Closer to Home for Veterans

Traveling roughly 90 miles to the White River Junction, Vt.-based Veterans’ Administration Medical Center from the Burlington, Vt. area can be difficult, especially in winter. It’s even more challenging for the veteran who is living with chronic pain or has been diagnosed with a sleep disorder or cardiac arrhythmia. And if he ...

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Michael Hehir, M.D.

07-29-2016

Hehir Honored for Research and Clinical Commitment to Myasthenia Gravis Patients

When University of Vermont neurologist Michael Hehir, M.D., treats patients with a relatively rare neuromuscular disorder called Myasthenia Gravis, he has to weigh the benefits of the medications he prescribes against their typical side effects.

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07-21-2016

UVM Clinical Trials Lead to First FDA Approved Cholera Vaccine in U.S.

Cholera outbreaks continue to plague areas like South Sudan, Eastern Uganda, and Kerala, India, but there’s hope for addressing this infectious disease: Last month, the Food and Drug Administration approved the only vaccine for use in the U.S. to protect against cholera infection. The University of Vermont’s Vaccine Testing ...

07-19-2016

Sprague Study Finds “Dense Breasts” Diagnosis Varies Widely Among Radiologists

In May, Vermont became the 28th state to adopt legislation mandating reporting of breast density information to patients. New University of Vermont (UVM) research - published July 18, 2016 in the Annals of Internal Medicine - shows that density assessment, as currently practiced, is subjective and highly variable across ...

07-15-2016

Leffler Discusses Medical Center's Investments in Housing and Community Health

Steve Leffler, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer at the University of Vermont Medical Center. He posted the following information on the investments in housing and health the UVM Medical Center has made to the Vermont community on the UVM Medical Center HealthSource blog.

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