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State health officials in Vermont are increasing access to a drug that treats opioid overdoses.

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The Vermont Department of Health has confirmed the state's first case this year of human illness from West Nile virus, a disease spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.

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The Vermont Department of Health has confirmed a case of tuberculosis in an employee at Charlotte Central School.

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Vermont's top public health official is hopeful a series of new laws restricting smoking will encourage more people to quit.

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The Vermont Department of Health says there are health inequalities across the state.

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The Vermont Department of Health is warning residents to be careful with generators and other equipment after the weekend ice storm resulted in a spike in carbon monoxide poisonings.

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The Vermont Department of Health is pushing to make state-funded addiction treatment centers tobacco-free by next year.

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The Vermont Department of Health says a horse in the town of Highgate has been euthanized as a result of becoming ill from Eastern equine encephalitis.

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A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday  for a state-of-the-art new laboratory for the Vermont Department of Health.

The Vermont Department of Health is testing child-care centers for radon in four Northeast Kingdom communities.

The testing is mandated by Head Start and included in the EPA's plan to reduce the risk of radon in schools and other child-care facilities.

The Vermont Legislature’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules held a hearing Thursday on new rules that will be implemented regarding immunization opt out rules for parents following new regulations passed by the state.

The Vermont Department of Health has issued an emergency rule to further crack down on the sale of designer drugs known as bath salts.

Governor Peter Shumlin's office announced that the Health Department will expand the list of bath salt and compounds that are illegal to sell, make or possess in the state to include derivatives.