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The Alliance for a Healthier Vermont represents a growing coalition of health care providers, businesses, educators, and advocates for low income populations, children, seniors, and consumers who have signed on to the following resolution:
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that the undersigned organization or business endorses:
JOIN US! Add your business or organization to the Alliance. Download the resolution here.
 Vermont 2012 BRFSS Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Survey; Vermont Department of Health
 Vermont 2013 YRBS Youth Risk Behavior Survey; Vermont Department of Health
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