Many national rankings put Vermont at or near the top of the list of healthiest states. But there are some areas where Vermont has serious concerns.
State Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen discusses some of the key health issues facing the state, like high smoking rates, binge drinking, incidence of heart disease and obesity, and how the state is addressing these concerns.
Plus, Congressman Peter Welch reflects on the recent debt-ceiling discussions and on his efforts to find some bi-partisan solutions in Washington.
And we listen back to the voices in the news this week.