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Here’s what state health and hospital officials are saying about the flu in Massachusetts

Here’s what state health and hospital officials are saying about the flu in Massachusetts

| 2/12/18

According to the latest flu report from the state’s Department of Public Health, the Bay State has seen 8,152 laboratory-confirmed cases of

US Flu Levels Continue to Climb as 37 Kids’ Deaths Confirmed

US Flu Levels Continue to Climb as 37 Kids’ Deaths Confirmed

| 1/30/18

With seven more pediatric deaths reported last week and influenza-like illness (ILI) numbers that are nearing those seen during the

The 2017-2018 Influenza Season: Stay Informed

The 2017-2018 Influenza Season: Stay Informed

| 1/30/18

Get the most up-to-date flu information from the Centers for Disease Control for the 2017-2018 flu season.

Barnstable County Facing Severe Weather Threats

Barnstable County Facing Severe Weather Threats

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 03 – Storm Grayson January 4, 2018 For Immediate Release Barnstable County

Barnstable County Prepares for Powerful Ocean Storm

Barnstable County Prepares for Powerful Ocean Storm

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 01 – January Storm January 3, 2018 For Immediate Release Barnstable County

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pets

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pets

Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin,

Stay Safe, Healthy and Warm during Cold Winter Weather

Stay Safe, Healthy and Warm during Cold Winter Weather

Read these tips from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to prepare for winter storms, prevent cold-related

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