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Addiction Patients Overwhelm Vermont's Expanded Treatment Programs

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-05 23:54

Last year, Gov. Peter Shumlin devoted his entire State of the State address to Vermont's opiate addiction problem. Since then it has expanded treatment, but doctors say demand is outpacing services.

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How Anglers Are Learning To Save Fish That Get 'The Bends'

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-05 23:52

Millions of deep-water fish die every year because of barotrauma, a condition divers know as "the bends." But scientists say so-called descending devices can help fish survive a trip to the surface.

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Fight Over Son's Allowance May Have Led To Hedge Fund Founder's Death

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-05 21:33

Thomas Gilbert Jr. was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon in the death of Thomas Gilbert Sr.

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