Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: A New Reality in Massachusetts

Just because something is rare does not mean it doesn’t exist. According to Catherine Brown, Massachusetts deputy state epidemiologist, there have been only two confirmed cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever over the last ten years here in Massachusetts; that’s two confirmed of 55 suspected cases. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever…

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Why Do I Still Have So Many Mosquitoes in Massachusetts During A Drought?

A summer without rain comes with plenty of concerns. Failed crops can hurt farming families. Prices at the grocery store could go up. Relief from heat may be harder to find. Overall we just miss the rain. On a positive note, during this season of close to severe drought conditions…

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