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Gov. Shumlin signs assisted suicide bill

SOUTH BURLINGTON – When Gov. Peter Shumlin signed physician-assisted suicide into law in 2013, he had no idea a member of a family he has known most of his life would be one of the first Vermonters to use the option. READ MORE  

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Few Vermont veterans switch to private doctors

WINDSOR COUNTY, Vt. — A new program aimed at helping veterans who live far from a Veterans Affairs medical center has not been getting much use in Vermont. The Choice Program allows veterans to switch to private-sector doctors if they live more than 40 miles from a full-service VA hospital or can’t get an appointment […]

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Town Hall meeting aims to protect seniors against fraud

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Vermont authorities will be holding a town hall meeting with seniors and other members of the public on how to protect against health care fraud. The event will take place Wednesday, April 22, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Brattleboro Senior Center. Medicare […]

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