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Vaping Costing More in Money and Health

September 23rd | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — September 21, 2019 — The Times Argus By MARY DONNELLY In the middle of the summer, I ran into a young friend of mine who told me she had quit vaping. “I finally did it,” she explained. “Great! What happened? What made ...

Youth and Seniors Reducing Litter and Helping Our Environment

Current prEvents — July 24, 2019 — The Times Argus By JAMIE BLONDIN and ANN GILBERT Vermonters are finding so many ways to help our environment through Green Up Day activities, learning to compost, updating recycling practices, driving less, and doing away with plastic bags ...

U-32 Moving & Shaking in the Prevention World

Current prEvents — June 21, 2019 — The Times Argus By Jamie Blondin Margaret Mead hit the nail on the head when she said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ...

N-O-T: Not On Tobacco – Helping Kids to Quit Vaping

Current prEvents — May 17, 2019 — The Times Argus By JAMIE BLONDIN Significant progress has been made over the years to reduce smoking rates in Vermont. By 2015, the percentage of high school students who smoked tobacco was down to 11%! Then vapes entered ...

Protecting Pets from Harmful Drugs

Current prEvents — May 3, 2019 — The Times Argus By JAMIE BLONDIN Dr. Emma Basham, DVM CVA, of Chelsea Animal Hospital, participated in an interview about pets and drugs and why some substances can be especially toxic to our furry friends. What common products ...

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