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If your drinking water comes from a private well on Cape Cod, you might consider getting it tested regularly.
Now is the time to prepare for the high temperatures that kill hundreds of people every year. Extreme heat caused 7,415 heat-related deaths in the United States from 1999 to 2010 . Heat-related deaths and […]
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Mike Kelly could not have asked for a more beach-perfect day Friday, with a blazing sun and waves lapping quietly Read More
Examining the genetic evolution of the Yersinia Pestis, the bacteria that caused epidemics like the Black Death, researchers found that Read More
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The thousands of Fourth of July fireworks celebrations across the nation bring a toxic brew of air pollution to our Read More
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With the arrival of the summer boating season, the Barnstable Fire Department, Barnstable Harbormaster, Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, Read More
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In a large step for research on Lyme, the tick-borne disease that costs the U.S. economy up to $1.3 billion Read More
Most people know it’s important to use sunscreen, but they’re sometimes confused about how to choose the right protection or Read More
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