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Vladimire Herard

Specializes in: Profiles, Government, Medicine, Health/Wellness, Education, Ethnic Issues, County affairs, community development, food and drug safety, federal health insurance, aging issues and senior long-term care, substance abuse treatment and prevention funding, youth guidance

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1847 North McVicker Avenue
Chicago, IL  
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Work has previously appeared: Daily Newspaper, Online Trade Magazine, Newsletter

A native Chicagoan and print journalist for 20 years, Vladimire Herard writes about pharmaceutical industry issues and senior long-term care for Pharm and once freelanced for the National Senior Living Providers Network, (, the Guidance and Under the newsletter chain CD Publications, Ms. Herard wrote about senior health, substance abuse prevention, and elderly housing for Aging News Alert, Housing the Elderly Report and Substance Abuse Funding News. Under the newsletter chain Inside Washington Publishers, she covered health care financing for Inside HCFA and food and product safety issues for FDAWeek. Ms. Herard also covered education, crime, county affairs and community development for daily newspapers Chicago Defender, Syracuse Post-Standard, Syracuse Herald-American, the monthly Pride of Syracuse and the wire service States News Service.

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