Chemical Nation: How Americans Became Guinea Pigs 05/19/2016

A Talk at Dartmouth College by Harvard University’s Nieman Fellow in Watchdog Journalism, Mariah Blake. "Chemical Nation: How Americans Because Guinea Pigs in a Vast, Haphazard Chemistry Experiment”

Vermont Health Care Innovation Project: Core Competency Training Series - Coordination Training, Part 2 05/18/2016

Vermont Health Care Innovation Project Core Competency Training Series: Day 2 - Disability Awareness Training, Part 2

  • Communication Skills
  • Bias, cultures and values
  • Accessing community and social supports
  • Transistion of care, home visits, and supporting care givers.

Candidates for Governor Discuss Hunger in VT 05/17/2016

Hunger Free Vermont - A discussion on Hunger in Vermont with the candidates for Governor - May 17, 2016

Munson Warnken Family Runs for Outright VT - VT City Marathon 05/12/2016

Wayne Warnken and Fisher Munson-Warnken talk about their experiences running in the VT City Marathon to raise money for Outright VT.

Immune Dysfunction (ME/CFS) Awareness Panel 2016 05/12/2016

May 12 is International Awareness Day for ME/CFS. Because of the overlap of ME/CFS with Fibromyalgia & Lyme Disease,, a 501(c)3 private foundation, hosts a panel discussion to explore the ramifications of these diseases in Vermont, the current specifics and trends in research, and clinical care.

Rik Carlson, Director

Chittenden County State Senator David Zuckerman, an outspoken advocate for Lyme Disease reforms and candidate for Lt. Governor.

Kenneth J. Friedman, Ph.D. Adjunct Instructor, Natural Sciences, Castleton State College.

David W. Maughan, Ph.D. Research Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, The University of Vermont.

Terry Naumann, M.D. Volunteer Physician at Open Door Clinic in Middlebury and Vergennes, and at The Peoples Health and Wellness Clinic in Barre, VT, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Family Practice, University of Vermont, College of Medicine.

Jeff Wulfman MD, ABFM, ABIHM. Dr. Jeff Wulfman is a Family Physician practicing primary care in Bristol Vermont. He is Board Certified both in Family Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine. 

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Burlington Mayor's Press Conference: Congressman Peter Welch Speaks on the Opiate Crisis in the U.S. 05/10/2016

Rep. Welch holds a press conference to highlight a package of legislation scheduled for a vote on the House floor this week. The legislation addresses the opioid epidemic by expanding treatment and data sharing. Welch is joined by Mayor Miro Weinberger, Vermont Department of Health Commissioner Harry Chen, Chittenden County State’s Attorney T.J. Donovan, as well as other health care and criminal justice leaders.

Let's Talk - Season 5, Ep 5 05/09/2016

May 9, 2016: Nels and Robert talk about the bigger picture around the Vermont Marijuana Bill vote, the opiate epidemic and its effect on our society especially the children and their families.

Judge Ben: Highway Safety Planning 05/04/2016

Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with Glen Button, of the Vermont Governor's Highway Safety Program, and John Flannigan, of the Vermont State Police.

For more info visit:  Governor's Highway Safety Program

FOCUS: Rising Tide: Fracked Gas Pipeline in Vermont 04/29/2016

Host Margaret Harrington discusses the Vermont fracked gas pipeline situation with special guest Alex Prolman from Rising Tide Vermont. For the second time in less than a month, on Monday, April 18th, opponents of Vermont Gas Systems’ fracked gas pipeline have taken to the trees to prevent pipeline construction in Addison County.

For more information visit: Rising Tide Vermont

Nuclear Free Future: Children Suffer Nuclear Impact Worldwide 04/29/2016

Maggie Gundersen, Chiho Kaneko, and Caroline Phillips of Fairewinds Energy Education discuss the nuclear risk concerns for children not only near the nuclear disaster sites of Fukushima-Dai-ichiin Japan and Chernobyl in Ukraine, formerly the Soviet Union, but globally where areas near all nuclear power plants are contaminated with radiation. Since mothers in Japan especially bear the responsibility to protect children, they experience greater hardships in an environment where just expressing one’s concern about radiation is seen as a treasonous act. Even 30 years later, the Belarus government recognizes the merits of relocating children away from radiation contaminated areas but the children of Japan are socially forced to stay put in highly contaminated areas.

For more information visit: Fairewinds

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Local Access Organizations Sign Forward Thinking Agreement with Burlington Telecom

An interactive program guide, HD channels, video on demand, improving local PEG channel quality, are just a few examples of this agreement meeting community needs for the creation and distribution of locally produced media. Creatives, citizens, nonprofits, activists and local municipalities all avail themselves of community access services. The support of Burlington Telecom for the work of local community access centers shows a continued support for the citizens and residents of Burlington. 


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