People Living With A Chronic Condition

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Many Vermonters manage chronic illness like asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart or lung disease every day. Find health, wellness and self-management information and guidance for people living with chronic illness.

Information for You

As an adult, it is important to stay up to date with vaccination to reduce your risk of preventable illness.

Heat illnesses can be deadly. On very hot days, sometimes people's body temperature control systems can't keep up.

Outdoor air can contain pollutants. Air pollution has been linked to specific health problems—such as asthma, heart disease, and lung cancer.

Our brains age along with the rest of our bodies, and our abilities naturally change with age. T​his aging process is different from the disease process associated with a diagnosis of Alzeheimer's.

Although medicine and dentistry have remained separated for many years, there is a connection between the health of the mouth and the health of the body. 

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), or heart disease, is a serious health condition that affects over 37,000 Vermonters a year.

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