Fixing the technical problems that plague Green Mountain Care will simply make it easier for Vermonters to enroll in a system that may cost them more, creates uncertainty and potential for job losses, said the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) March 5.
Killington, Vt., is the quintessential Ski Town, U.S.A.
A recent report about robotic surgery in AARP Magazine sheds new light on a revolutionary technology which first emerged during the late 1990s. What isn’t too well known is that Vermont’s Fletcher Allen is one of the leading centers employing the amazing new technology.
Vermont will receive $82,126 as part of a national settlement with Endo Pharmaceuticals entered into by other states and the federal government, to resolve civil allegations that Endo illegally promoted the drug lidoderm for conditions not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Critically ill pediatric patients are not just “little adults,” according to Bill Mapes, a paramedic who teaches a statewide course funded by the Vermont Department of Health’s EMS for Children program. Children need highly specialized care that requires additional training and equipment to stabilize patients and save lives.
Heroin O.D. cases were fentanyl opioid instead
Vermont health and public safety officials are warning heroin users that product sold as heroin and packaged in the same manner as heroin may instead contain pure fentanyl or fentanyl-laced heroin.
The Vermont Gran Fondo is the Green Mountain state’s first stand-alone fondo-style cycling event. The inaugural ride will be held on Saturday, June 14, with the start and finish at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl located in Hancock, Vermont.
New Market Press, publisher of the Eagle, welcomes hundreds of new readers in the Bristol area starting with the Feb. 1 newsprint edition.
The annual Vermont Farm Show returns to the Champlain Valley Fair Grounds this Jan. 28-30 to celebrate its 82nd year.
The Middlebury Otters and the Middlebury Mystix, two women’s community ice hockey teams, proudly host the 15th annual “Face Off Against Breast Cancer” hockey tournament on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25-26 at the Memorial Sports Center in Middlebury.
Vermont Health Connect (VHC) is not functioning as projected and Vermonters do not have affordable insurance and access to their prescription drugs, according to both critics and a few supporters.
Adding to efforts to make Rutland the solar capital of New England, the Solar Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center is now operational.
We all remember the fairy tale in which the gnome, Rumpelstiltskin, managed to spin straw into gold.
The National Association of Home Care and Hospice and the Home Healthcare Nurses Association have announced choices for the top 50 home-care and hospice nurses from across the nation and Addison County resident Jane Kearns, R.N., was chosen to represent Vermont.
Gift of Life marathon
Dec. 17 was a bittersweet day for me. My little hometown had seen its fair share of hard times in recent years: allegations of misconduct by city police officers, deadly hit and runs, and what seemed like daily reports about a drug dealer in town heading to Marble Valley.