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The Brockton Enterprise
Total change being implemented for tobacco sales in Brocktontobacco to children. Louis E. Tartaglia, Jr., executive health officer for Bro
Total change being implemented for tobacco sales in Brockton
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted yesterday
tobacco to children. Louis E. Tartaglia, Jr., executive health officer for Brockton’s city government, said that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health hired someone to speak to the license holders during the summer about the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Slaughterhouse meat with suspected e coli sold in Conn.of E. coli illnesses on Sept. 16. “Working in conjunction with the Connecticut
Slaughterhouse meat with suspected e coli sold in Conn.
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
of E. coli illnesses on Sept. 16. “Working in conjunction with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FSIS determined that there is... Read more
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The News-Times
Slaughterhouse meat with suspected e coli sold in Conn.of E. coli illnesses on Sept. 16. “Working in conjunction with the Connecticut
Slaughterhouse meat with suspected e coli sold in Conn.
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
of E. coli illnesses on Sept. 16. “Working in conjunction with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FSIS determined that there is... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Slaughterhouse meat with suspected e coli sold in Conn.of E. coli illnesses on Sept. 16. “Working in conjunction with the Connecticut
Slaughterhouse meat with suspected e coli sold in Conn.
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
of E. coli illnesses on Sept. 16. “Working in conjunction with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FSIS determined that there is... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Slaughterhouse meat with e coli sold in Conn.of E. coli illnesses on Sept. 16. “Working in conjunction with the Connecticut
Slaughterhouse meat with e coli sold in Conn.
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
of E. coli illnesses on Sept. 16. “Working in conjunction with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FSIS determined that there is... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Adams Farm recalls beef, veal and bison products over E. coli concernsE. coli O157:H7 illnesses on Sept. 16, 2016. Working in conjunction with the Co
Adams Farm recalls beef, veal and bison products over E. coli concerns
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
E. coli O157:H7 illnesses on Sept. 16, 2016. Working in conjunction with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FSIS determined that there is... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
2 more cases of West Nile Virus identified in Massachusetts– State health officials announced on Friday the fourth and fifth cases of West
2 more cases of West Nile Virus identified in Massachusetts
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
– State health officials announced on Friday the fourth and fifth cases of West Nile Virus in Massachusetts this year. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said one of the residents in Norfolk County is in her 40s and developed a milder... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Third human case of West Nile Virus found in MassachusettsBOSTON (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced on Tues
Third human case of West Nile Virus found in Massachusetts
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced on Tuesday that another person was infected with the West Nile Virus in 2016, this time in Suffolk County. According to the Mass. DPH, the patient is in his 70’s and was... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts bucking efforts to weaken anti-opioid measuresrelated to fentanyl appear to be on the rise in Massachusetts. Preliminary dat
Massachusetts bucking efforts to weaken anti-opioid measures
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
related to fentanyl appear to be on the rise in Massachusetts. Preliminary data for the first half of 2016 released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health found that 66 percent of 2016’s confirmed opioid-related overdose deaths showed a... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Bill aims to stop flow of deadly drugssignificantly more powerful than heroin and has also been found in heroin seize
Bill aims to stop flow of deadly drugs
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
significantly more powerful than heroin and has also been found in heroin seized by police in Massachusetts. According to a Massachusetts Department of Public Health report released in August, Fentanyl was present in 66 percent of the toxicology... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts bucking efforts to weaken anti-opioid measuresrelated to fentanyl appear to be on the rise in Massachusetts. Preliminary dat
Massachusetts bucking efforts to weaken anti-opioid measures
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
related to fentanyl appear to be on the rise in Massachusetts. Preliminary data for the first half of 2016 released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health found that 66 percent of 2016’s confirmed opioid-related overdose deaths showed a... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Massachusetts bucking efforts to weaken anti-opioid measuresrelated to fentanyl appear to be on the rise in Massachusetts. Preliminary dat
Massachusetts bucking efforts to weaken anti-opioid measures
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 10 days ago
related to fentanyl appear to be on the rise in Massachusetts. Preliminary data for the first half of 2016 released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health found that 66 percent of 2016's confirmed opioid-related overdose deaths showed a... Read more
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The Herald News
As opioid deaths rise in Fall River, so does antidote usethe board. It doesn’t discriminate. It affects people of all ages and across so
As opioid deaths rise in Fall River, so does antidote use
The Herald News / Posted 12 days ago
the board. It doesn’t discriminate. It affects people of all ages and across socio-economic lines.” According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, at least 488 people across the state died from opioid-related drug overdoses in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Illegal drugs behind most overdose deaths in 2013, 2014majority of the more than 2,000 overdose deaths reported in Massachusetts durin
Illegal drugs behind most overdose deaths in 2013, 2014
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
majority of the more than 2,000 overdose deaths reported in Massachusetts during 2013 and 2014. The Boston Globe reports a Massachusetts Department of Public Health study released Thursday found that 85 percent of the 2,212 people who died from... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Illegal drugs behind most overdose deaths in 2013, 20142,000 overdose deaths reported in Massachusetts during 2013 and 2014. The Bost
Illegal drugs behind most overdose deaths in 2013, 2014
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 13 days ago
2,000 overdose deaths reported in Massachusetts during 2013 and 2014. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2cc93YL ) a Massachusetts Department of Public Health study released Thursday found that 85 percent of the 2,212 people who died from... Read more
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Boston Globe
Most overdose deaths in Massachusetts caused by illegal drugsfentanyl. This finding shows that the drugs that kill usually come from the str
Most overdose deaths in Massachusetts caused by illegal drugs
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
fentanyl. This finding shows that the drugs that kill usually come from the street. Fulfilling a legislative mandate, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health analyzed its data along with data from other government agencies to produce the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Second human case of West Nile Virus found in Massachusettshas not caused as many confirmed cases of a rare brain defect as first feared.
Second human case of West Nile Virus found in Massachusetts
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
has not caused as many confirmed cases of a rare brain defect as first feared. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) BOSTON (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced on Tuesday that a second person has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mosquito tested positive for West Nile Virus in Methuenthe age of 50 have the highest risk of developing a severe illness if infected
Mosquito tested positive for West Nile Virus in Methuen
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
the age of 50 have the highest risk of developing a severe illness if infected with West Nile, which can cause ailments ranging from a slight fever to more serious diseases like meningitis, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public He... Read more
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Boston Globe
This pill prevents HIV. Why don’t more people take it?has been shown to be effective 92 to 99 percent of the time, said Dawn Fukuda,
This pill prevents HIV. Why don’t more people take it?
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
has been shown to be effective 92 to 99 percent of the time, said Dawn Fukuda, director of the Office of HIV/AIDS at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. “No HIV prevention method is 100 percent perfect and we know that no person is... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Damage control: Needle exchange opens in downtown BrocktonThe new state-funded needle exchange in Brockton is one of six currently operat
Damage control: Needle exchange opens in downtown Brockton
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 25 days ago
The new state-funded needle exchange in Brockton is one of six currently operating throughout the state, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, which contracted with local nonprofit BAMSI to run the program. BAMSI said it... Read more
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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 1 months 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 1 months 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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