July 24, 2015
July 22, 2015
The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is looking for brains. The center, in White River Junction, is run by the Department of Veterans Affairs and it's opening the world's first national brain bank for PTSD . It's a physical library of veterans' brain tissue to help researchers learn more about PTSD.
July 17, 2015
Rutland’s College of St. Joseph enrolled 350 students last year. Officials at the small school have several new programs planned to broaden the college’s appeal, boost enrollment and fill important educational needs.
July 08, 2015
More and more members of the military are coming back from deployments needing medical attention, and Vietnam-era veterans are aging.
June 30, 2015
The new state Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital in Berlin violated federal standards of patient care after a supervising nurse repeatedly and intentionally took actions that upset a patient with “severe” obsessive compulsive disorder, documents show.
June 30, 2015
The state of Vermont wants access to the claims data of companies that fund their own health insurance plans. But not all of them are willing to hand it over. And the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a legal dispute that could have national impacts on health care reform.
June 30, 2015
Addison County residents celebrated the opening of a new federally-qualified health clinic in Shoreham over the weekend.
June 29, 2015
In July 1776 Abigail Adams faced one of the most difficult challenges of her life. And, like many women at the time, she did it alone.Colonial American women were dependent upon the men who controlled their property. But with husbands and fathers away at war, women were thrust into unfamiliar roles, like running farms and businesses. Such newfound independence was both exhilarating and scary, but nothing was more fraught than the truly life-or-death risks of inoculation against smallpox.
June 26, 2015
A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday has reignited a debate over the future of health care reform in Vermont, and some critics of the state’s troubled health insurance exchange say the court decision should be a nail in the coffin of Vermont Health Connect.
June 24, 2015
Big data is all the rage these days, especially in the world of health care. And as Vermont looks to compile a massive repository of insurance claims information, it’s become a legal testing ground for the future of health reform nationally.
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