Month: July 2017

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How You Can Protect Against West Nile Virus

For the last few years, summer in Connecticut has been wrought with a few insect related health alerts that we need to be aware of. Ticks, especially Lyme Disease carrying deer ticks are one, Zika and West Nile virus, transmitted via mosquitos are the others. Last summer alone, 19 Connecticut towns reported mosquitos carrying the West …

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12 Signs That You are Suffering From Heat Stroke or Dehydration

There is no arguing the fact that we are experiencing a hot  Connecticut summer. For many feeling “hot” can have worse consequences than mere discomfort. Heat waves were  attributed to over 7,000 deaths in the U.S.  between 1999-2009, either from heart failure, heat stroke or severe dehydration and should not be taken lightly. Especially at risk in …

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