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Flu Shots: Why You Should Consider Getting One This Season

With winter being right around the corner, have you thought about getting a flu shot? The Massachusetts Department of Public Health wants to make sure we all stay healthy this flu season and they are encouraging everyone, especially children and the elderly to get the all essential flu shot, which you can get for free in some local flu clinics.

WBZ-TV–10/18/2012

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10 More Mass. Communities To Receive Aerial Mosquito Spray

An additional 10 towns in Southeastern Massachusetts will receive aerial spraying of pesticides against mosquitoes.

07/18/2012

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New State Guidelines Could Lead To More Mosquito Spraying

State public health officials have issued new guidelines that could lead to more aerial spraying of mosquitoes to prevent the spread of eastern equine encephalitis.

06/06/2012

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Summertime Is Prime Mosquito Season In Massachusetts

State health officials urge people to take precautions to keep from being bitten by mosquitoes.

06/24/2011

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Obesity Problem in Massachusetts

March 19, 2011 The Massachusetts Department of Public Health wants all of us to be healthier! Even though living a healthier life style is something we should all be doing, with our jobs, family and […]

WBZ-TV–03/18/2011

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I-Team: Dangerous Air Quality In Many Mass. Schools

The I-Team found poor indoor air quality in many Massachusetts schools is making it harder for children to learn.

10/28/2010

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'Curious' About Colon Cancer Screenings

Jan in Abington is Curious : “Everyone keeps stressing that people get screened for colon cancer, but what happens to people whose insurance doesn’t…

10/01/2010