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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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Fri Apr 18, 2014
'It's a battle'
Those hoping the frigid winter would reduce mosquitoes in 2014 are looking for a silver lining that doesn't exist.
West Nile weekly report released
Hinds County is the only county reporting a new case of West Nile Virus this week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Japan Times
Controlling the mosquito menace
Mosquito-borne diseases kill millions of people annually, and cause suffering for many more.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Gainesville man fights off most severe form of West Nile
As temperatures begin to rise in Texoma so does the threat of the West Nile Virus.