Young Adults

Young adulthood is an important time for health and wellness. Find information and resources just for young adults.

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The Vermont Adult Tobacco Survey is a telephone survey of Vermont adults (18+).

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).

Changes in the climate can affect human health, including: effects from extreme heat, extreme weather events, tickborne and-mosquito-borne diseases, cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) blooms, and air quality.

Each year an estimated 48 million cases of foodborne illness occur in the U.S.—the equivalent of one in six Americans.

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

College students represent a diverse yet distinct population with specific health risks and needs.

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