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Stem Cell Treatments: What You Need to Know

In just a few short years, stem cell clinics have opened and rapidly spread across the United States and around the world. There were just two stem cell clinics nationwide in 2009. Today there are more than 700. As this new field of available medical therapies expands, it is more important than ever to be

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New Medication Approved for Treating Osteoporosis in Women

May is National Osteoporosis Month. This is the perfect time to think about your fracture risk and to discuss this with your medical provider. One in two women and up to one in four men over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis. This disease causes about two million broken bones

Chronic Conditions

Migraine: Where Does it Come From?

Most people think MIGRAINE = BAD HEADACHE. But that’s not true… The headache of migraine is often such a profound part of the experience that is all most people think about. But there are many other (non-headache) migraine symptoms, including heightened senses (of light, sound, and smell), a sense of disequilibrium or imbalance, and nausea.

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Stay Healthy With Diabetes & Pre-Diabetes Resources From Our Health Librarian

March 26 is Diabetes Alert Day. Join us in the 3rd floor lobby at the UVM Medical Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. In conjunction with Diabetes Alert Day here are some resources for learning about diabetes and some of the local resources available. Prevention is always better than treatment so if you don’t have

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