The Vermont legislature is considering several bills which will make it more difficult for teens to access tobacco products and tobacco substitutes, such as e-cigarettes and vaping products. These include: The restriction of internet sales of vaping products; A new tax on e-cigarettes and vaping products; and A bill to raise the age to purchase […]

April is National “Donate Life” month, an opportunity to celebrate life-saving organ and tissue donors and the recipients whose lives they save. Most often, transplant surgery relies on altruistic generosity. For those waiting with end-stage organ failure, their lives and future are in the hands of strangers, and they wait, not knowing if they will […]

March 17-23 is National Poison Prevention Week. We all have a role to play in preventing poisonings. Poisonings affect people of all ages, in all kinds of situations. The Northern New England Poison Center (NNEPC) is available 24/7 to offer treatment advice in an emergency and to answer poison-related questions. Call 1-800-222-1222. All calls are […]