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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension received a grant from Cape Cod Healthcare under their Community Benefits program for 2016. The grant will subsidize tick testing by the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology. Cape Cod residents will […]
If your drinking water comes from a private well on Cape Cod, you might consider getting it tested regularly.
Zika virus is a disease that is spread to humans primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. About 1 in 5 people infected with Zika virus will become ill. There is currently […]
Mashpee health agent Glen E. Harrington has received significantly more reports and complaints of rats in residential Mashpee this year Read More
First, the bad news. Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is being diagnosed at a rate faster than any Read More
A “Well Baby Fair” is open to anyone interested in the health and safety of our littlest Cape Codders! Learn Read More
On 1 January 2015 California implemented the first U.S. rule mandating that certain products containing polyurethane foam be labeled to Read More
PLYMOUTH, KINGSTON, CARVER, MIDDLEBOROR, ROCHESTER, MARION, BOURNE, FALMOUTH, SANDWICH, MASHPEE, BARNSTABLE, YARMOUTH & DENNIS If you find a vaccine/bait package: Read More
People who smoke pot may be five times more likely to develop a problem with alcohol, such as addiction, a Read More
A new study finds that Zika virus, which is already linked to paralysis and birth defects, also may be associated Read More
Many U.S. measles cases occur in children whose parents refuse vaccines for religious or philosophical reasons, a new study suggests. Read More
Orleans has been working on solving its wastewater issues for more than a decade, and within that time a few Read More
Having an occasional drink is fine, but “binge” drinking is a known health hazard and now high blood pressure may Read More
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