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Local Health News Project spotlights sun protection

Project spotlights sun protection

From the Cape Cod Times – CENTERVILLE — As the sun plays cat and mouse with clouds above Cape Cod this week, it might be easy for vacationers to forget suntan lotion, a hat or sun-resistant clothing at the beach. On Craigville Beach, however, a small tent and a troop of volunteers, county staff and […]

8/12/11 at 9:18 am     1365
Local Health News Tick talks target Martha’s Vineyard elementary school students

Tick talks target Martha’s Vineyard elementary school students

MVTimes.com – “There’s a giant tick,” a first-grader exclaimed as he recently walked into the Tisbury School gymnasium. But as he soon found, unlike most repulsive parasites of its kind, this one harbored helpful information instead of Lyme disease. The giant tick was none other than Barnstable County public health nurse Deirdre Arvidson. She donned […]

6/24/11 at 2:19 pm     1561