David Kessler, the author of "The End of Overeating" and Jean Harvey-Berino, a nutrition researcher at UVM, discuss public health policy and personal responsbility in the effort to control Americans’ weight gain. Also, why the New Hampshire attorney general says Dartmouth-Hitchcock can’t form a partnerhip with another health care provider in the Granite state.
Vermont Yankee critics say cooling tower problems show pattern of poor management; Bernie Sanders says Al Gore should be applauded for
setting a goal of weaning the U.S. off of fossil fuels; It’s another
day of hot, sticky weather and dirty air for parts of VT; a major
expansion and renovation project has gotten under way at a hospital in
southwestern New Hampshire.
The White House press secretary says President Bush plans to
veto the farm bill today; Congressman Peter Welch is in the midst of a dustup
in Washington over the Environmental Protection Agency’s refusal to adopt state
tailpipe emission standards; more…
A report from the Ethan Allen Institute says the state should not spend up
to $100 million dollars to replace the Vermont State Hospital; Debate
continues about where state government offices should be located in
Bennington; A Mount Holly man is due to go on trial on federal charges
that he tried to board a commercial airliner with a loaded gun; Ski season
opens strong in Vermont; Dry weather in Colorado sends skiers east;
Senator Patrick Leahy was on hand to welcome a Vermont fir tree to a spot
of honor in front of the U.S. Capitol; and commentator Rachel Johnson says
the glycemic index will help you eat better during the holidays.
A new report by a conservative think tank says the state should not spend up to $100 million to
replace the Vermont State Hospital.
the Ethan Allen Institute calls for treating mentally ill people in smaller,