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National Health News, Newsroom Damaged lungs, degraded muscles: Why flu makes you feel so bad

Damaged lungs, degraded muscles: Why flu makes you feel so bad

We all know the symptoms of influenza infection include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, headaches and fatigue. But just what causes all the havoc? What is going on in your body as you fight the flu?We all know the symptoms of influenza infection include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, headaches and fatigue. But just what causes all […]

1/2/19 at 12:41 pm     135      ,
Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom Dangers of Youth Vaping

Dangers of Youth Vaping

Barnstable County’s Department of Health and Environment is warning of the dangers associated with e-cigarettes, particularly for young people. Department Officials say that a recent surge in vaping is giving rise to nicotine addiction in local youth.

1/2/19 at 12:28 pm     114          CapeCod.com
Emergency Preparedness, National Health News, Newsroom CDC: Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

CDC: Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

Learn how to prevent cold-related health problems and protect yourself during all stages of a winter storm.

1/2/19 at 12:10 pm     114      , , ,
Local Health News Learn More about BCDHE Programs Here!

Learn More about BCDHE Programs Here!

Barnstable Channel 18 interviews Department of Health and Environment staff to showcase some of our varied and valuable services.

12/21/18 at 2:41 pm     202      , , , , , , ,
National Health News, Newsroom FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking

FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking

On November 15th, the Food and Drug Administration launched a multi-pronged attack on the rising underage use of tobacco products, imposing sales restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes and announcing plans to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.

11/20/18 at 4:51 pm     209      , , ,     Washington Post
National Health News, Newsroom CDC: Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

CDC: Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

Everyone can practice food safety during the holidays.

11/20/18 at 4:35 pm     217          Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News, Newsroom Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

FOOD SAFETY ALERT!

11/20/18 at 4:20 pm     211      , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News, Newsroom Prevent Illness from C. perfringens During the Holidays

Prevent Illness from C. perfringens During the Holidays

Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. CDC estimates C. perfringens causes nearly 1 million cases of foodborne illness each year in the United States.

11/20/18 at 4:13 pm     194      , ,     FoodSafety.gov