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Rutland Herald
Deer ticks disappearing amid ongoing drought in Northeasta 2014 paper showing that drier conditions impacted deer tick survival rates.
Deer ticks disappearing amid ongoing drought in Northeast
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a 2014 paper showing that drier conditions impacted deer tick survival rates. Catherine Brown, an epidemiologist with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, agreed that deer ticks are hurting. �When you have such a prolonged dry period as... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Lehrer: City Council being ‘thoughtful’ on medical marijuana | August 26, 2016regarding interested applicants, based on a possible high score of 27. It is in
Lehrer: City Council being ‘thoughtful’ on medical marijuana | August 26, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 3 days ago
regarding interested applicants, based on a possible high score of 27. It is interesting to note that at one time the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the regulatory agency responsible for operating the Commonwealth’s medical... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton nursing home gets OK to accept patients following violationsCenters, of New Jersey. The company said previously that it submitted an extens
Brockton nursing home gets OK to accept patients following violations
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
Centers, of New Jersey. The company said previously that it submitted an extensive plan to correct the problems with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. “This is an ongoing effort and we will continue to work with DPH," said Ray... Read more
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The Herald News
Deer ticks disappearing amid ongoing drought in Northeasta 2014 paper showing that drier conditions impacted deer tick survival rates.
Deer ticks disappearing amid ongoing drought in Northeast
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
a 2014 paper showing that drier conditions impacted deer tick survival rates. Catherine Brown, an epidemiologist with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, agreed that deer ticks are hurting. “When you have such a prolonged dry period as... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in PittsfieldPITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has co
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Pittsfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed that mosquito samples taken from the City of Pittsfield tested positive for West Nile Virus According to Roberta McCulloch-Dews, Pittsfield’s Director of... Read more
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Boston Globe
What parents need to know about lead exposureIn Massachusetts in 2014, the percentage was even lower, 0.37 percent.What Mass
What parents need to know about lead exposure
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
In Massachusetts in 2014, the percentage was even lower, 0.37 percent.What Massachusetts communities are most at risk? The Massachusetts Department of Public Health tracks detailed municipal level data and has labeled certain towns and cities as... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Battle continues against opioid epidemic in Hampshire County– The opioid epidemic continues to take the lives of Massachusetts residents.
Battle continues against opioid epidemic in Hampshire County
WWLP Springfield / Posted 12 days ago
– The opioid epidemic continues to take the lives of Massachusetts residents. In the first 6 months of this year the Massachusetts Department of Public Health says there were 136 opioid overdose deaths. In 2015 there were 17 unintentional... Read more
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The Herald News
Southcoast, Steward health systems' feud continues amid Charlton's air-conditioning woeshas previously sought to preserve a monopoly on cardiac catheterization service
Southcoast, Steward health systems' feud continues amid Charlton's air-conditioning woes
The Herald News / Posted 13 days ago
has previously sought to preserve a monopoly on cardiac catheterization services in the area and has attempted to sue the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to prevent additional services from being added to aid patients,” the Steward... Read more
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Boston Globe
In suit, questions raised about former Mass. health chief’s Steward connectionsa statewide moratorium. This encounter has become a key element in a lawsuit b
In suit, questions raised about former Mass. health chief’s Steward connections
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
a statewide moratorium. This encounter has become a key element in a lawsuit brought by a Steward competitor against the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In a recent sworn deposition, a former high-ranking health department employee who... Read more
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Leominster Champion
NRWA offers talk on preventing tick bites and diseases | August 12, 2016Library, 738 Main St. (Route 117), Bolton. Come learn the latest information fr
NRWA offers talk on preventing tick bites and diseases | August 12, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 17 days ago
Library, 738 Main St. (Route 117), Bolton. Come learn the latest information from two experts, Dr. Katie Brown from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Dr. Michelle Bianco, DVM, from Mid-State Mobile Veterinary Clinic in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Were we too concerned about the Zika virus?despite the public's reaction to the health crisis. The Herald spoke with doct
Were we too concerned about the Zika virus?
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
despite the public's reaction to the health crisis. The Herald spoke with doctors Catherine Brown and Anita Barry from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Boston Public Health Commission, respectively, to find out more about the Zika... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus in Springfield & Chicopee(James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP) SPRINGFIELD,
Mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus in Springfield & Chicopee
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
(James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced on Friday that the West Nile Virus was found in mosquito samples collected in two Hampden County... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Medical marijuana dispensary proposed for Hanover siteTherapy has received a "provisional certificate of registration" from the state
Medical marijuana dispensary proposed for Hanover site
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
Therapy has received a "provisional certificate of registration" from the state for its Hanover proposal, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Mass Organic Therapy Inc. CEO Patrick Johnson told the planning board that if... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Rabies in check. Pittsfield youth attacked by apparent rabid fox, no cause for alarm.and local health experts. In the first half of 2016, only five wild animals of
Rabies in check. Pittsfield youth attacked by apparent rabid fox, no cause for alarm.
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 23 days ago
and local health experts. In the first half of 2016, only five wild animals of 34 from Berkshire County submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health tested positive for rabies, according to the DPH website. Across the commonwealth... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Fentanyl leading cause of state's overdose deathsand who had a toxicology report that was available tested positive for fentanyl
Fentanyl leading cause of state's overdose deaths
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 25 days ago
and who had a toxicology report that was available tested positive for fentanyl, says a report released Wednesday by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Law enforcement leaders in local communities such as Quincy, Brockton and Weymouth... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Fentanyl-related overdose deaths on rise in Massachusetts(AP) - Overdose deaths related to the use of the synthetic opioid fentanyl are
Fentanyl-related overdose deaths on rise in Massachusetts
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 25 days ago
(AP) - Overdose deaths related to the use of the synthetic opioid fentanyl are continuing to rise in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released preliminary data for the first half of 2016 on Wednesday. The report... Read more
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FOX News
CDC awards $16M to states, territories battling Zika virusfor Health and Family Services Louisiana Office of Public Health Maryland Dep
CDC awards $16M to states, territories battling Zika virus
FOX News / Posted 26 days ago
for Health and Family Services Louisiana Office of Public Health Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Massachusetts Department of Public Health Minnesota Department of Health Mississippi State Department of Health Missouri... Read more
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Breitbart
Multi-Drug Resistant TB Spikes 75 Percent in Massachusetts(TB) reported in Massachusetts spiked 75 percent in 2015, to seven cases, up fr
Multi-Drug Resistant TB Spikes 75 Percent in Massachusetts
Breitbart / Posted 27 days ago
(TB) reported in Massachusetts spiked 75 percent in 2015, to seven cases, up from four in 2014, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In 2015, 87 percent of the 192 cases of active TB diagnosed in Massachusetts (167... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
West Nile Virus found in mosquito samples in the Boston areaBOSTON (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced on Thur
West Nile Virus found in mosquito samples in the Boston area
WWLP Springfield / Posted a month ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced on Thursday that the West Nile Virus was found in mosquito samples taken in Boston, Waltham, and Arlington. Earlier this summer, the MDPH announced positive mosquito samples... Read more
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Boston Globe
2 Mass. residents sickened by E. coli from beefNew Hampshire, are among 14 patients sickened after eating ground beef processe
2 Mass. residents sickened by E. coli from beef
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
New Hampshire, are among 14 patients sickened after eating ground beef processed at PT Farm in North Haverhill, N.H. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said the two people -- a youngster under 18 and a young adult -- became quite ill... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts investigating E. coli cases linked to ground beef in New HampshireNews Staff news@abc6.com BOSTON – Two Massachusetts residents became ill afte
Massachusetts investigating E. coli cases linked to ground beef in New Hampshire
ABC 6 Providence / Posted a month ago
News Staff news@abc6.com BOSTON – Two Massachusetts residents became ill after eating ground beef in New Hampshire. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is now investigating concerns over E. coli. A total of fourteen people have... Read more
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