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Zika Virus & Pregnancy

Zika Virus & Pregnancy

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Ture Carlson and Tyler Zerwekh, DrPH

Shelby County Health Dept., Environmental Health Services Bureau

There has been a lot of news coverage on Zika virus the past couple months. 723 more words

Infant Mortality

Explore NY State Parks On Snowmobile

You may not see any snow when you look out the window right now, but winter is here and now is the time to think about all of the outdoor activities it brings. 277 more words

Fun & Games

Hiking in Bear Country: 5 Tips to Stay Safe

Hiking is one of my favorite things to do while traveling. It’s a great way to get outside, breathe fresh air, and see some of the most beautiful landscapes imaginable. 518 more words

Outdoors

Safe Outdoor Exploration for Cats

Here’s my article from Animal Wellness, Vol. 17, Issue 4.

My husband and I often joke that we bought our house for the cats. It has lots of sun-filled bay and picture windows with unencumbered views of the yards. 23 more words

Cats

Safety First! 7 Tips for Staying Safe in the Great Outdoors

When thinking about outdoor safety, most Americans will recall the Boy Scouts’ famous motto, “Be Prepared.” In many respects, that motto has formed the cornerstone of modern outdoor safety education. 794 more words

Destinations

Tips For A Safe Camping Adventure

Americans love exploring the great outdoors by going on camping excursions. Data published in the 2014 American Camper Report by the Outdoor Foundation shows that 40.1 million people six years and older went on camping trips in 2013. 364 more words

Camping

Animal Safety

Large predators, and animals in general can be a danger while hiking.  Missouri is admittedly docile compared to some places around the US, and other countries, but there are still several animals that can be dangerous.  1,489 more words

Backpacking