In the final part of our dialogue with Megan, we look at policies under consideration by Vermont legislators — such as safe injection sites and decriminalizing buprenorphine — and discuss whether such measures help or hurt opioid addiction.
In the first episode of this engaging new video series by True North Reports, host Charlie Papillo visits Rozzi’s Lakeshore Tavern in Colchester to shoot pool and discuss marijuana legalization with Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman and former Vermont Superior Court Judge Ben Joseph.
This week we continue our dialogue with Megan West, a recovering opioid addict from Sheldon, and learn about the federal crime she committed, and how time in prison put her on the path to recovery and redemption.
Doctors who are uncomfortable prescribing hormone treatments or doing gender reassignment surgeries could soon potentially be in violation of federal law, warns Dr. Michelle Cretella, a pediatrician and executive director of the American College of Pediatricians.
Megan West, a 32-year old Sheldon native, became addicted to oxycodone at age 15. Since then, prescription opioids, heroin and crack cocaine have consumed her life.
Maria Keffler is a former teacher herself. But when she recently found out, by accident, about new LGBT policies her children’s school district was considering instituting, Keffler was shocked. Now she’s speaking out — and urging other parents to do the same.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the right to vote is “even for terrible people” who might have committed “a terrible crime” at a town hall Monday.
In the second part of our dialogue with Joyce Hottenstein, a small business owner from Rutland, and Peter Briggs, a dairy farmer from Addison, we look at the demise of association health plans in Vermont and how Vermonters can change the direction of policymaking in our state.
Joyce Hottenstein and Peter Briggs discuss health care sharing ministries and the adversities they face due to the punishing costs of health insurance in Vermont.
On April 6th, airmen, retirees, their family members, and the media said their final goodbye to this historic aircraft during the Viper Out ceremony at the 158th Fighter Wing.
Patricia Blair from Bennington was eight months pregnant with twins when an intoxicated driver slammed into her car on Route 7 in 2009. She lost her twins as a result of the horrific accident.