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How to protect those who need it most

How to protect those who need it most

Emily Johnston

February 15, 2019

The news of a woman in a vegetative state giving birth in Phoenix shocked America and revealed the flaws in the system of protecting disabled people. The woman, who lived at Hacienda Healthcare in Arizona, had been in a vegetative state for over a decade, rendering her unable to consent to sex. More...

Healthcare certificate program introduced

Healthcare certificate program introduced

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor

September 11, 2017

UVM has launched a new program offering a certificate in healthcare management and leadership for health and human services professionals. The program, which falls under Continuing and Distance Education, is not intended for undergraduates. It is open to those without a bachelor's degree, but is primarily for ...

The Affordable Care Act: a moral obligation

The Affordable Care Act: a moral obligation

Gaetano Martello

January 26, 2017

With the new Trump administration settling in, there has been a lot of talk about what is first on the agenda. The consensus seems to be that the plan is, first and foremost, to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (I refuse to call it Obamacare, as it was a nickname given to it by...

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