State cuts HPV vaccinations over cost

The state of Vermont is no longer subsidizing human papillomavirus vaccinations for women over 19 because the latest round of budget cuts eliminated some of the funding.

Health Department reports error in asbestos study

The state Health Department says it made an error in a recent report that pointed to higher cancer rates in towns surrounding an old asbestos mine in northern Vermont. But it says the study still shows higher rates of another asbestos-related disease.