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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     59      , , ,     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     62          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     61      , ,     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     51      , ,     FoodSafety.gov
National Health News, Newsroom Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine

Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine

It’s only October, but we already have the first confirmed pediatric flu death of the season in the United States. Florida health officials announced that an unvaccinated child died between September 30 and October 6 of influenza B, which is generally the less-deadly virus of the four types of influenza in circulation.

10/18/18 at 1:07 pm     129      , , ,     Popular Science
Department News and Updates, Emergency Preparedness, Local Health News, Newsroom Barnstable County Emergency Personnel to Provide Hurricane Assistance in Florida

Barnstable County Emergency Personnel to Provide Hurricane Assistance in Florida

Members of the Barnstable County All Hazards Incident Management Team deployed yesterday to help with response and recovery efforts for Hurricane Michael. The team will support Florida’s Emergency Operations Center to help set Points of Distribution, which are used to hand out food, water, ice and sometimes fuel in the areas most effected by the […]

10/18/18 at 12:56 pm     125
National Health News, Newsroom Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018/2019 Flu Season

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018/2019 Flu Season

Click here for CDC's 2018-2019 Influenza Resources

10/18/18 at 12:45 pm     147      , , ,
Environmental News, Local Health News, Newsroom Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Releases “Tickology” Video Series

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Releases “Tickology” Video Series

The Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension has released its first digital video series, “Tickology,” premiering today on YouTube. Join Larry Dapsis, Entomologist and Tick Project Coordinator as he educates the public on the topic of tick disease education and prevention through 10 exciting, close-captioned videos that he scripted and developed.  Each video ranges from […]

10/2/18 at 4:36 pm     170          Cape Cod Today