Health in Saint Albans, VT

June is Pride Month
This month is a dedicated time for us to recognize the leadership and sacrifice of queer people throughout history (told an untold). From Eli Clare to James Baldwin and bell hooks to Sasha Velour, queer people of past and present have influenced the course of history. Pride month is also a time to see the struggles of queer people as part of a greater, collective struggle for liberation. It calls us to do our part to continue to change…

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Host Joe Halko connects with Shawna Shappy, April Wright, and Brian Turbide. This month is Autism Awareness Month. NCSS provides individuals diagnosed with a...

Are you playing our new game, Up and Down Vermont
This year we created a crossword – no pieces to cut out and paste, just boxes to fill in.
All of our crossword clues are about Franklin County or Vermont. In case you got stuck, here are a few more hints.
Across
7. Vermont shares a lake with this neighbor.
8. Someone with this name might be expected to make cookies.
10. This local business is a sponsor of Up and Down Vermont.…

Host Joe Halko connects with Amy Brewer, who is the Health Educator for Northwestern Medical Center and the Coordinator of the Franklin Grand Isle Tobacco Pr...

Tammy Boudah and her fellow Street Outreach workers fan out each day across downtown Burlington and stop at the vestibules, alleys and sidewalk spots where they know people with social service needs tend to sleep or spend their days. They’ll check in with these downtown dwellers and ask how they’re doing, whether they could use …

If you are married to, live with or love someone who has a hearing loss this article is for you. Being in a relationship can at times be trying. Being in a relationship with someone who has a hearing loss that they refuse to do anything about can at times be impossible. Never are you … Continued

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today released the Hospital Respiratory Protection Toolkit, a resource for health care employers to use to protect hospital staff from respiratory hazards.

Of the roughly 40 million Americans suffering from hearing loss, 10 million can be attributed to noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). NIHL can be caused by a one-time exposure to loud sound as well as by repeated exposure to sounds at various loudness levels over an extended period of time. Damage happens to the microscopic hair cells found inside the cochlea. These cells respond to mechanical sound…

A Dozen Tips For Those With Hearing Loss: When you or a family member has a hearing loss, you need to make special preparations to communicate and to stay