SARAH ZOBEL

 

For physicians and scientists around the world, the Vermont Lung Center is a prime example of an institution that connects leading-edge research to clinical needs.

Vermont Medicine


Precision medicine found the limelight when President Obama unveiled a $215 million initiative to target its growth as part of his 2015 State of the Union Address in January.

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New therapies harness the body's own horsepower to beat cancer.

Robb Report Health & Wellness


The renewal of the Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont

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The American Heart Association (AHA); the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI); and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis are among the most influential organizations worldwide in the field of cardiovascular, lung and blood-related science and medicine, and they count among their principals three University of Vermont College of Medicine professors—women who talk energetically about their work, describing it as fun, invigorating, and exciting.

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New research findings indicate that LDL--the "bad" cholesterol--may have company as a major risk factor for heart attacks that occur at an early age.

University of Vermont Communications


Even in 2014, one of the best practices hospitals can encourage in their medical and surgical intensive care units may be proper hand washing.

University of Vermont Communications


Eyal Amiel, Ph.D., is at the forefront of research that could eventually lead to changes in vaccine design, along with new approaches to treating immune-related diseases.

University of Vermont Communications


On entering the Clinical Simulation Laboratory in UVM's Rowell Hall, one encounters Harvey, who is coping with myriad heart issues. The good news is, he should be.

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With radical shifts on the horizon, unmatched access to the best care begins with an ounce of prevention, a pound of personal commitment, and an investment in developing quality relationships with the thought leaders of modern medicine.

Robb Report Health & Wellness


Active, playful canines are an untold secret of maintaining health during pregnancy.

Scholastic Parent & Child PLUS


Nothing lets loose a shot of dread quite as quickly as the word "cancer." One of three Americans will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in his or her lifetime; one of five will die from it. As the country's population ages, the disease's prevalence will only increase. At the Vermont Cancer Center, one of the primary goals is to develop approaches that will someday make cancer a fully treatable disease.

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Reports of two scientific breakthroughs by UMass Medical School researchers and their colleagues continue to make international headlines, one involving the "functional" cure of an HIV-positive baby, and the other offering hope that the extra chromosome responsible for Down syndrome might be silenced.

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Since 2010, Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture has been working to improve the food choices in some of Washington, D.C.,'s less economically stable neighborhoods, but decidedly not in a vacuum.

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Mitchell Schwartz, MD, was walking on a beach this past summer when he spotted an umbrella in the distance. Schwartz, a dermatologist, is always pleased to see people protecting their skin from the sun.

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While volunteering at a Philadelphia soup kitchen in 2007, Tom Costello Jr. learned that many of the foot-related afflictions from which homeless people suffer can be avoided by wearing new, dry socks. "I knew I had to be the sock guy," he says.

O, The Oprah Magazine


Beginning in 1987, a team of Vermonters built a statewide networka safe place for people with HIV and AIDS to receive the best of care. Today, with improved medications, the response to the disease has changed, but the caregivers are still at work.

Vermont Medicine


Ever wonder how you can make your monotonous runs more exciting? Bring a book club into the mix!

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Russell Tracy, Ph.D., followed his own special path to build a distinguished research and administrative career, and in the process has helped foster the work of many others.

Vermont Medicine


A waterfall fountain in the waiting area; walls painted soothing shades of cream, mustard yellow, and sage green. Soft music and lighting, luxurious leather waiting- room seats, and bounteous arrangements of fresh flowers.

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At a professional meeting of roentgenologists in 1920, a chicken dinner was served. Soon after the plates were set down, it became apparent that few of the attendees were able to enjoy the meal. After years of working with X-rays, so many had lost fingers or hands to radiation-induced damage that almost no one was able to cut the meat by themselves.

Vermont Medicine


Sensory gardens, look, smell, feel, taste, and sound beautiful. They are designed to be therapeutic. Yet the greatest healing of those places may come to those who lovingly create them.

Utne Reader


For four years, Heather Fitzgerald had trouble falling asleep. Night after night, the debilitating pain of tendinitis kept her awake, desperate to find a position that wouldn't hurt her arms.

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