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Despite ongoing frigid temperatures across the region and country, spring has arrived at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. The spring 2015 series of Community Medical School kicked off March 3, 2015 with a presentation on “The Final Chapter: End-of-Life Decisions and Care” by UVM Associate Professor of Medicine ...
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For more than five years, Imaging the World, a non-profit led by University of Vermont Professor and Interim Chair of Radiology Kristen DeStigter, M.D., has been working in rural Uganda to improve pregnancy outcomes. The program relies on a simple ultrasound protocol requiring little specialized knowledge, a unique compression ...
As the month of February and American Heart Month wrap up at the end of this week, it's important to focus on findings from University of Vermont and other research regarding how to reduce stroke and cardiovascular disease. Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., UVM professor of medicine and hematologist and medical director for the ...
The human heart is a fine-tuned engine – more advanced than the finest Ferrari despite being simply designed by Mother Nature. It’s so carefully constructed that if it gets off kilter in the slightest way, it can throw the engine out of whack. The heart simply won’t perform as well – or at all.