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Smoking and diabetes linked to brain calcifications

Smoking and diabetes linked to brain calcifications

| 6/13/18

People who smoke or have diabetes may be at increased risk of calcifications in a region of the brain crucial

Chatham, Harwich, Orleans and Brewster move forward with watershed pact

Chatham, Harwich, Orleans and Brewster move forward with watershed pact

| 6/13/18

The pieces to the wastewater cleanup puzzle for Pleasant Bay are starting to come together. Town meetings this spring in

Debate Continues On Whether Alum Treatments Are Worth Their Salt

Debate Continues On Whether Alum Treatments Are Worth Their Salt

| 6/13/18

Alum treatments, which have been used to improve pond health on Cape Cod by reducing the effects of phosphorus, remain

Report: Cape’s skin cancer rate among nation’s worst

Report: Cape’s skin cancer rate among nation’s worst

| 6/13/18

There’s a price to pay for years of unprotected fun in the sun. Several recent reports show that skin cancer

Cape Cod’s Tick Expert Spreads Spring Awareness

Cape Cod’s Tick Expert Spreads Spring Awareness

The weather has started to improve on Cape Cod and the Islands, which brings an increased awareness about the presence

One dead in E. coli outbreak; source of romaine still a mystery

One dead in E. coli outbreak; source of romaine still a mystery

One person has died in the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. There are now 121 confirmed cases across

Shining a Light on Sun Safety in the Workplace

Shining a Light on Sun Safety in the Workplace

Before heading to the beach or the pool, you likely consider items to bring to protect you from the sun.

Illnesses from Mosquito, Tick, and Flea Bites Increasing in the US

Illnesses from Mosquito, Tick, and Flea Bites Increasing in the US

Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites have tripled in the U.S., with more than 640,000 cases reported during the

Lights Out: Recent Power Outages Raise Questions

Lights Out: Recent Power Outages Raise Questions

| 3/21/18

Come snow, rain, wind or high water, there’s one thing on the minds of many Lower Cape residents as the

Continuing storm coverage: power restoration continuing, shelters still open

Continuing storm coverage: power restoration continuing, shelters still open

| 3/15/18

12:00 p.m. update: Latest statement from BCREPC “At its 10 a.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC)

Baker visits Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center to discuss storm recovery

Baker visits Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center to discuss storm recovery

| 3/15/18

Gov. Charlie Baker joined Senator Vinny deMacedo, Senator Julian Cyr, Representative Sarah Peake, Representative Will Crocker, Representative Randy Hunt, Representative

The end is near: Flu has ‘definitely peaked’ for the 2017-18 season

The end is near: Flu has ‘definitely peaked’ for the 2017-18 season

Flu has been shown the door in the United States. Illness activity peaked and began to decline during the eighth

USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Winter Storms

USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Winter Storms

Winter storms can present the possibility of power outages and flooding that can compromise the safety of stored food. Residents

Retired Cape doctor named to national panel on tick-borne illness

Retired Cape doctor named to national panel on tick-borne illness

An infectious-disease specialist from Falmouth with a long history of treating patients with Lyme disease has been appointed to a