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Zika virus: How to get rid of backyard mosquitoes

(CNN) – The best way to protect your home from mosquitoes is to break the mosquito reproduction cycle. Mosquitoes grow in water in your area. 10 more words

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Sunglasses: finding the best protection

(KPRC) According to Dr. Sumitra Khandelwal of Houston, if you want to preserve your eye health, putting on sunglasses should be taken as seriously as sunscreen. 106 more words

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Dance Could Be The Key To Cutting Down On Chemotherapy’s Collateral Damage

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — These days more and more people are winning the battle against cancer, but that battle can come with collateral damage to a patient’s balance and walking. 393 more words


Over the counter pain medication

(CNN) – With so many over-the-counter pain meds available, it’s often hard to select the right one. We’ve all experienced these symptoms at some point. A terrible headache, stuffy nose, muscle ache but which over the counter medicine works best? 139 more words

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Florida Confirms First Cases of Zika Caught From Local Mosquitoes

Florida’s Department of Health announced Friday that four people infected with the Zika virus probably caught it from local mosquitoes. One woman and three men were infected with the Zika virus in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. 12 more words

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West Nile Virus case identified in Ludlow & Chicopee

LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – A case of West Nile Virus has been identified in the towns of Ludlow and Chicopee, and now health officials are urging people to take precautions. 644 more words


CDC recommending flu shots, not nasal spray vaccines for kids

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – For a long time, the “nasal spray”-type flu vaccine has been the favored alternative to the painful flu shot for children, but now some western Massachusetts pediatricians are having second thoughts. 98 more words