Summer Safety – part 3: Take extra care preparing and serving food

During the summer there is an increase in food-borne illnesses for a couple of reasons. One is that bacteria multiply faster in warmer temperatures. The other is because preparing food outside makes safe food handling more difficult. Below are two sites...

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Summer Safety – part 2: Be careful where you put your grill

This photo is from a fire the Duxbury Fire Department responded to earlier this month. When they arrived, flames were shooting over the roof of a one-story house. According to an article on WHDH's website, “Fire departments in Massachusetts responded...

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Daylight Savings May be Harmful to Your Health!

After the long, dark winter we look forward to gaining an hour of daylight at the end of the day. When your alarm clock "springs" you out of bed an hour earlier Monday morning, it may be more than an...

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Stay warm. Stay healthy!

We are now in peak cold and flu season, with warnings that this year’s flu shots may offer little protection against the strains that are here now. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) upper respiratory infections, such as colds and...

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