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Want to Spare Your Pet From Cancer? Stop Smoking Cigarettes.

Researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland are urging pet owners who smoke to give up the habit for the sake of their animal companions. Research shows that pets […]

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Study on Sun Protection Behavior, Skin Cancer Awareness

A large international survey on sun exposure behaviors and skin cancer detection found there are many imperfections and geographical inequalities in primary and secondary prevention of skin cancer. This information […]

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Barnstable County Employee Named to Federal Committee

BARNSTABLE (MA) November 15, 2016 – A senior environmental specialist at the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment has been named to a Federal advisory committee. On November 15, […]

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Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Announces Free Support Groups

The Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force announces the availability of free peer support groups for compulsive acquiring, saving and hoarding during the fall of 2016. These action-oriented self-help support groups, which are […]

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MEMA Issues Power Outage Safety Tips

Extended Loss of Power, During and After a Hurricane, Is a Real Possibility FRAMINGHAM, MA – Throughout this hurricane season the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continues urges residents to […]

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Rats! Reports Of The Furry Pests Surge in Mashpee

Mashpee health agent Glen E. Harrington has received significantly more reports and complaints of rats in residential Mashpee this year than he has in the past. “Absolutely,” he said, when […]

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Chatham And Harwich To Receive New Sunscreen Dispensers

First, the bad news. Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is being diagnosed at a rate faster than any other cancer, and one person dies from the disease every […]

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July Hurricane Climatology

As many folks know, the Atlantic Hurricane Season officially runs from June 1st to November 30th, with the climatological peak of the season coming later in August and into the […]

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Near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year

May 27, 2016 – NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will most likely be near-normal, but forecast uncertainty […]

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