Women

Vermont mother and daughter on bike path

Learn about the issues that are important to women's health, and find information, resources and programs that help women live safe and healthy lives.

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We partner with the Department for Children and Families Child Development Division partner to deliver a comprehensive system of voluntary home visiting in Vermont.

Childhood experiences, positive or negative, can have a major impact on long-term growth and development, and health. Negative or adverse childhood experiences can contribute to chronic disease, including mental and emotional conditions, in adulthood. These negative experiences are often referred to as toxic stress or adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

Mercury is a natural substance that can be found in the environment. At room temperature, metallic mercury is a shiny, silver-white liquid.

This year, one in six Americans will get sick from foodborne illness. Find out what you can do to keep yourself and your family safe.

Increasing physical activity and access to healthy diet choices are important in reducing the impact of chronic disease.

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