Month: July 2017

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9 Steps to Prevent West Nile Virus

Many mark summer not by BBQs and pool parties but by the addition of mosquitoes, which are becoming a much larger threat than merely a pesky nuisance. Over the past few years, we have seen cases of West Nile Virus being diagnosed, and in 2015 alone 10 cases of West Nile Virus in humans were detected in Connecticut . This past week, we learned of 4 new CT …

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Heat Exhaustion or Heat Stroke: Know the Differences

It’s not your imagination. We’re in the midst of a HOT summer. Heat related illnesses like dehydration, heat exhaustion or heat stroke should not be taken lightly, and affect many. Most vulnerable are babies, the elderly,the sick and the immobile, and of course those without air conditioning. What are the differences between heat exhaustion and heat …

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