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When the Lights Go Out

Protect yourself from CO poisoning during summer storms Summer weather brings with it the threat of thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes. Heavy rain, lightning and high winds can knock out electric power for a few minutes to several days. When power outages occur after severe weather (such as hurricanes or tornadoes), using alternative sources of power Read More >

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The Multi-Shaped, Multi-Length, Multi-Characteristic Kitchen Invader

They’re smelly, disease-carrying nuisances that can ruin structures and get into your food. They come in all shapes and sizes, from the varieties that are around one-eighth of an inch to those that can grow to about 18 inches. They crawl, fly, jump, leap, or slither around to find what they need to survive. Some Read More >

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Community Health Education & Outreach in Texas

ATSDR’s Division of Community Health Investigations If you like eating crab, finding and digging out the tender, flavorful meat can be hard work that may be worth the effort. But getting to the crabmeat is not the only problem with eating crab; crab and other seafood with high fat content are very susceptible to contamination Read More >

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Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather

Although summer officially began less than two weeks ago, many parts of our nation already have experienced very hot weather. And in some areas, those temperatures will continue into October. Most of us can’t spend three or four months in air-conditioned comfort, nor would we want to. If you want to work and play outdoors Read More >

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