August 15, 2017
August and September are very busy times for bees. With flowers in full bloom, end of summer barbeques and fall festivals, bees have many opportunities to do what bees do. They fill the flower...
August 08, 2017
As the end of summer approaches, mosquitoes and ticks are the last to call it “quits” for the season. In fact, both are still quite active and will be until the first sustained frost (3 days or more...
August 01, 2017
August is National Water Quality Month. Your regional water authority is responsible for making sure the public water you use is safe. It is your responsibility to protect the public water supply by...
July 18, 2017
There are illnesses that you can get from contaminated water sources such as lakes, oceans, ponds, rivers, spas, hot tubs, water parks or pools. Germs in these sources can enter your body through...
July 11, 2017
The weather can suddenly become very hot. Nature adapts to this kind of change more skillfully than humans do.  We may not recognize that even if our daily activities do not change, our body’s need...
July 04, 2017
For many people summer activities include getting a tan.  You might think that these people don’t know about the relationship between sun exposure and skin cancer.  But most of them do.  In fact,...
June 27, 2017
WebMD 2011 (www.WebMD.com) has a list of the 7 most common reasons people end up in the emergency room (ER also known as the ED or emergency department) during the summer months. You can probably...
June 20, 2017
What is the advantage to running a red light? Does it really make that big a difference for your arrival time at the desired destination? In fact, running the red light could land you or someone else...
June 13, 2017
Although the weather has been cool and rainy, summer is bound to begin. Along with summer comes the tradition of barbecues, picnics, camping trips and outdoor eating.  For public health staff, this...
June 06, 2017
People have become very wary about chemicals in the products they use.  Understandably, as chemical use should be employed with caution and education. However, there are times when using chemicals...

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