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New York News
8:48 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Respiratory Virus Spreads To New York

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New York is the latest state to confirm cases of a severe respiratory illness among children.

The health department says there are more than a dozen children infected so far with enterovirus EV-D68.

Federal health officials have said it's an uncommon strain in a common family of viruses that cause infections from late summer into the fall.

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Hudson Valley News
1:22 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

CDC Study Focuses on Spraying Pesticides and Tick-Borne Diseases

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A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks at whether spraying yards with pesticides reduces the risk of contracting a tick-borne disease. In New York, the study focused on Dutchess County.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Vermont Health Promotes HIV Testing

HIV Test Kit
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The Vermont Department of Public Health is encouraging residents to get an HIV test at their doctor's office or at one of more than 30 free, anonymous testing sites around the state as part of National HIV Testing Day on Thursday.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Vermont Health Dept. Issues Chick Warning

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The Vermont Health Department is investigating an infant salmonella case after child came in contact with a chick.

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