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Parents and caregivers keep Vermonters of all ages healthy and safe. Find more information for people who care for the health of others.
A woman’s ability to access family planning, which allows her to choose whether and when to have children, has a direct impact on her health and well-being, as well as on the outcome of each pregna
People who begin drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to develop alcohol dependence than those who begin drinking at 21. Learn more about alcohol use in Vermont.
Programs and services that help communities become as healthy and involved as they can be are a key part of alcohol and drug use prevention in Vermont.
Asthma treatment for a child or an adult will depend on the severity of their disease. The goal of treatment is to control the disease and prevent asthma attacks. An individualized asthma action plan is critical.
Here is information about heart disease, risk factors, blood pressure, prevention, monitoring and treatment, plus tools and resources for individuals and families.
Being at a healthy weight can help lower your chances of developing chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.
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