Multiple sclerosis is a disabling central nervous system disease. MS may result in a range of physical and cognitive problems. Globally, 2.3 million people live with multiple sclerosis. There is no cure. Recently a study at UVM identified misdiagnosis of MS as a problem with significant consequences for patients. Recent pilot studies at UVM also showed […]

Why Cybersecurity? As the University of Vermont Health Network’s Cybersecurity Education Analyst, the most common question I hear is, “Why is cybersecurity such a big deal?” To be honest, it’s a valid one. Unless you work in the information security industry on a daily basis, you may view cybersecurity as something that doesn’t immediately impact […]

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic, known more infamously as the “Spanish flu.” That pandemic killed 675,000 Americans and more than 50 million people globally. Since then, efforts to improve flu preparedness have changed significantly. Yet, flu still affects more than 3 million people in the US every year and it […]

Questions about our physical and mental health can crop up without any warning. Maybe you have developed a tickle in your throat or a pinkish rash suddenly shows up on your arm. In decades past, these questions would come and go. If any symptoms seemed serious enough, we’d get a professional checkup. With online health […]

It’s Fire Prevention Awareness this October. It’s a great time to review common hazards and tips. For more information please watch our video. Fire Hazard #1: Outlets Full of Cords Our Concern: There is an outlet overloaded with cords near the radiator and long curtains. Suggestions: Power bars with surge protectors are a good alternative […]

Hacking is in the news again with both individuals and large organizations being hacked. In response to the increasing frequency of these attacks, the field of cybersecurity is rapidly improving our defense capabilities by developing state-of-the-art technology, such as antivirus and anti-spyware software, and much more. However, while the development of innovative technology is the […]