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4 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Mosquito district to make pitch for more funding

At the end of April Butte County and Hamilton City landowners are going to get a chance to add what amounts to a new tax to their property to fight mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Hamilton City, CA, Health

15 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

New West Nile cases reported

Mississippi now has a total of 30 human West Nile Virus cases. New cases are reported this week in Hinds, Jones, and Madison counties.

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Related Topix: Health, Mississippi State, MS, Warren County, MS

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Universal Corp Is Changing With the Times

Indeed, smoking is a habit in terminal decline. To avoid going the way of the dinosaurs, tobacco companies have started to branch out into the 'reduced risk' section of the market.

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Related Topix: Universal Corporation, Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Homeopathy

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The News-Star

'It's a battle'

Those hoping the frigid winter would reduce mosquitoes in 2014 are looking for a silver lining that doesn't exist.

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Related Topix: Health, Louisiana Government, Louisiana

WLBT-TV Jackson

West Nile weekly report released

Hinds County is the only county reporting a new case of West Nile Virus this week.

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Related Topix: Hinds County, MS, Health, Mississippi State, MS

The Lebanon Daily News

PHOTO, VIDEO: Lebanon County rolls out annual tire collection at Expo Center

Volunteers Carolyn Umberger, left and Debbie Tice take inventory of the tires in the bed of a pickup truck Thursday morning at the annual tire collection at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center.

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Related Topix: Lebanon County, PA, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Star

Take a bite out of diseases borne by mosquitoes

Mosquito-borne diseases kill millions of people annually and cause suffering for many more.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Entomology, Science, Genetics, Biology, Opinion

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers discover target for treating dengue fever

Two recent papers by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses.

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Related Topix: Health, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

YourErie

Erie County Receives $38,338 For West Nile Virus Control

State Rep. Ryan A. Bizzarro, D-Erie, announced that Erie County will receive $38,338 in funding from the state Department of Environmental Protection's West Nile Virus Control Program.

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Related Topix: Health, Pennsylvania, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Dept. of Health Wants Public Assistance to Track West Nile Virus [From ABC News]

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is asking for the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus this season.

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Related Topix: Health, South Carolina, South Carolina Government

NJ.com

Caught: 149,000 mosquitoes in Hunterdon last year, program underway for new bug season

It will be another busy year for the county Division of Public Health Services, especially its Mosquito & Vector Control Program.

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Related Topix: Health, Flemington, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Freshnews

DEP Awards 26 Counties Nearly $2.1 Million in West Nile Virus Grants

The Department of Environmental Protection today announced it is awarding nearly $2.1 million in West Nile Virus Control Program Grants to 26 counties.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Talks could lead to expansion of Tangipahoa mosquito abatement program

Discussions need to take place that could expand the Tangipahoa Mosquito Abatement District to include areas outside Tickfaw, Independence and some rural areas of the parish, the parish council decided Monday.

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Related Topix: Tangipahoa, LA, Tickfaw, LA, Independence, LA, Health

The Modesto Bee

Mosquitoes begin hatching despite a hot and dry spring

It's shaping up to be a hot and dry spring in the San Joaquin Valley, but the drought hasn't stopped mosquitoes from hatching.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Health, California, Stanislaus County, CA

WLTX-TV Columbia

DHEC Wants Help Tracking West Nile Virus

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control wants the public to help them track the West Nile Virus this year.

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Related Topix: Health, South Carolina, South Carolina Government

KSL-TV

DHEC wants public's help tracking West Nile in SC

Public health officials are seeing the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Health, South Carolina, South Carolina Government

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Pest Control

Control Solutions Inc.: Vector-Flex 20:20

New Vector-Flex 20:20 contains 20% permethrin and 20% piperonyl butoxide , which allow the product to maximize its effectiveness against mosquito populations - including species that transmit West Nile Virus.

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Related Topix: Health

North Texas e-News

First 'Texas Mosquito Management' manual readies municipalities for spring mosquito onslaught

Professionals tasked with public health protection now have a new resource to help control disease-carrying mosquitoes thanks to a team of Texas entomologists.

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Related Topix: Texas, Entomology, Science, Texas A&M University, Health, Stephenville, TX

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

Public Health warns of measles, West Nile virus

While neither disease has been reported in Tehama County, the California Department of Public Health reports 52 confirmed cases of measles in California this year, while 2013 had only 4 cases.

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Related Topix: Health, Tehama County, CA, Shasta County, CA, Vaccinations, Mumps, Red Bluff, CA

The Fresno Bee

Drought doesn't stop mosquitoes from hatching

It's shaping up to be a hot and dry spring in the central San Joaquin Valley, but the drought hasn't stopped mosquitoes from hatching.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Clovis, CA, Health, Fresno County, CA

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