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Be Safe with Mr. Yuk! It’s National Poison Prevention Week

2013 Poster Contest to celebrate National Poison Prevention Week

“Be safe with Mr. Yuk!” is the theme for the 2013 Washington Poison Center (WAPC) Poster Contest. The
winning poster will be part of the 2013 Poison Prevention Week campaign, celebrated across the state in March

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West Nile Virus Update: Two More Washington Cases Confirmed

OLYMPIA---A Benton County woman is the second Washington resident to be infected with West Nile virus without leaving the state. The woman in her 50s was hospitalized. Another travel-related case has
also been confirmed — a teenage boy who lives in Clark County

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Alert…Imported Cheese Linked to Illnesses in 11 States

AP-Federal health officials say ricotta cheese tainted with listeria bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses
including at least one death.The imported Italian ricotta salata cheese distributed by Forever Cheese Inc

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Protect Yourself From Mosquitoe Bites is the Warning

Protect yourself from mosquitoe bites. That's the message from the Yakima County Health
District after a Yakima man was treated for the West Nile virus last month. One
of the first human cases in the state in 2 years

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Two Known Human Cases of West Nile Virus Reported

 

A Yakima man in his 30's is among the first two human cases of the West Nile virus so far this
year.  The state health department says the man was treated at the end of last
month and had not traveled out of the area.  A

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Saturday In The Parks!

 

This week, we look at Yakima's most swingin' park!

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Avoid the Flu…Have a Kid or Two Instead!

 They say confession is good for the soul…so…fess up. Have you ever pretended you were sick...had the flu... just so you could take time off from work, even though you were perfectly healthy? If so, you're not alone

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Yakima’s Infant Mortality Rates Higher Than State

Pregnancy is tough enough, but having to worry about complications is something else entirely. Yakima County's annual report shows Yakima has a higher infant mortality rate than the entire state

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Shriners Screening Clinic Coming to Yakima

The clinic is to take place at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in October.

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West Nile Cases Up 40 Percent From Last Week

No cases have been found in Yakima County so far this year but federal health officials say that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and are on pace to rival the record years of 2002 and 2003

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