Birth Control: Beyond the Pill

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If you had sex education in high school, chances are you were a pimply fourteen year old who was too embarrassed to pay attention or absorb any information. Most of what you learned was probably heteronormative and geared towards basic pregnancy and STI prevention — either abstain or, if you must, use a condom. All other information you gleaned about sex came from side conversations in math class, parties and gossip in the bus on the way to soccer games.

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Vermont Implements New Healthcare

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On Oct. 1, the Vermont Health Exchanges, the first of many sweeping health care reforms designed to propel the state towards a single-payer system, took[...]

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Legislators Debate Sugary Drink Tax

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On Wed Feb. 27 the highly debated bill that would impose an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages was approved by the Vermont State House Health[...]

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Students Face Health Risk from Concussions

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While the national media has intensified its focus on the negative impact of concussions in professional sports, the spotlight has largely passed over Division III[...]

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New Community Forum Discusses Sexual Assault

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The Office of the Dean of the College, Community Council and the Student Government Association (SGA) will hold the first Community Open Forum on Wednesday,[...]

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Students Respond to Amherst Rape Account

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Last week, Amherst College’s student newspaper, the Amherst Student, published one of the most talked-about articles in recent college journalism, a former student’s chilling first-person[...]

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Pink Eye Emerges During Midterm Stress

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Forty-eight cases of conjunctivitis, commonly known as “pink eye,” affected many members of the Middlebury College community in March. Although contraction of the ocular disease[...]

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