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Barnstable County Program Finances $40 Million in Septic Upgrades

Barnstable County Program Finances $40 Million in Septic Upgrades

| 12/12/17

BARNSTABLE (MA) December 12, 2017 – Since May 2006, the Barnstable County Community Septic Management Loan Program (CSMLP) has loaned

Q&A: Why the Flu Vaccine Isn’t Always Effective

Q&A: Why the Flu Vaccine Isn’t Always Effective

| 12/7/17

A doctor from Brigham and Women’s Hospital spells out what you need to know for the 2017-2018 flu season.

I Never Get The Flu, So Why Do I Need A Flu Shot?

I Never Get The Flu, So Why Do I Need A Flu Shot?

| 11/22/17

The seasonal flu is a contagious illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the respiratory tract. When people have the flu, some

Can We Track Malaria and Zika by Sound?

Can We Track Malaria and Zika by Sound?

| 11/22/17

Bioengineers led by Manu Prakash of Stanford University have developed a program that is able to distinguish mosquito species from

Don’t be a Turkey, Practice Food Safety for Thanksgiving Meals

Don’t be a Turkey, Practice Food Safety for Thanksgiving Meals

| 11/22/17

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture more than 45 million turkeys are consumed on Thanksgiving Day. That’s more than 45

Fresh Look at Cancer Shows Smoking, Obesity Top Causes

Fresh Look at Cancer Shows Smoking, Obesity Top Causes

| 11/22/17

A fresh look at the causes of cancer has come up with some surprising numbers. While smoking is still by

4 Common Myths about Vaccines

4 Common Myths about Vaccines

| 11/22/17

Over the years, vaccinations that help protect children from infectious diseases such as measles and mumps have saved hundreds of

12 Ways to Health – Holiday Health and Safety Tips

12 Ways to Health – Holiday Health and Safety Tips

| 11/21/17

The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, celebrate life, to be grateful, and reflect

Barnstable County Offers Immunization Program

Barnstable County Offers Immunization Program

| 6/16/17

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states vaccines are one of the greatest public health interventions of the 20th century,

Concerned about Vaccine Safety? Here are the Facts.

Concerned about Vaccine Safety? Here are the Facts.

| 1/12/17

A wailing child, a needle-wielding doctor — what parent wouldn’t feel a twinge, at least for one heart-stopping moment, and

Young Women Know About Skin Cancer Risks — But They’re Still Using Tanning Beds

Young Women Know About Skin Cancer Risks — But They’re Still Using Tanning Beds

| 1/12/17

Even though just about every young woman is aware that tanning can lead to skin cancer, as well as premature

Doctors Reveal Photos of Zika’s Effects on 1st Person Infected in US by Virus

Doctors Reveal Photos of Zika’s Effects on 1st Person Infected in US by Virus

| 1/12/17

The first person to be infected locally during Florida’s Zika virus outbreak was nearly five months pregnant, according to a

Want to Spare Your Pet From Cancer? Stop Smoking Cigarettes.

Want to Spare Your Pet From Cancer? Stop Smoking Cigarettes.

| 1/12/17

Researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland are urging pet owners who smoke to give up the habit for

Study on Sun Protection Behavior, Skin Cancer Awareness

Study on Sun Protection Behavior, Skin Cancer Awareness

| 1/12/17

A large international survey on sun exposure behaviors and skin cancer detection found there are many imperfections and geographical inequalities