Category Archives: Hazards

Pesticide Safety Awareness

Last updated on April 17th, 2022 at 04:26 pmSpring is here, which means that the growing season is beginning. As such, people will be using pesticides to protect their cropsRead More

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COVID -19 Vaccine for Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics, the FDA, and the CDC are recommending COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11. Research studies have shown the risk of complications from a viral infection, especiallyRead More

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Alpha-Gal Syndrome

Do you know what Alpha-gal syndrome is? Alpha-gal syndrome is a recently identified type of food allergy to red meat and other products made from mammals. In the United States,Read More

A Deadly Combination – Texting and Driving

We all understand the message “don’t text and drive.” But what does the message mean for Ag producers? General dangers exist operating farm equipment such as tractors, combines, farm trucks,Read More

A diagram of the virus that causes COVID-19.

SARS-CoV-2: Up close

Last updated on October 9th, 2021 at 02:22 am The genetic blueprint material for SARS-CoV-2 is called RNA (yellow spirals). The RNA contains information to specify the amino acids thatRead More

Microscopic view of the human antibody immunoglobulin

Your COVID-19 Glossary

Last updated on August 23rd, 2021 at 09:14 am Here’s a list of health terms to help you navigate the latest COVID-19 research and updates. Efficacy: How well something, likeRead More

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9 tips to address COVID-19 at work

Last updated on August 23rd, 2021 at 09:14 am Heading back to your workplace soon? Here are some tips from the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease ControlRead More

Long COVID symptoms can include brain fog, shortness of breath, and fatigue.

5 questions about Long COVID

Last updated on August 6th, 2021 at 11:50 am Anyone who has had COVID-19 can get Long COVID, regardless of age or prior health conditions. While most people with COVID-19Read More

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NIH recognizes its COVID-19 heroes

Last updated on August 6th, 2021 at 11:50 am Welcome to the NIH MedlinePlus magazine website! Written with health consumers in mind, the magazine shares emerging research and health updatesRead More

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Online COVID-19 resources for you

General Find COVID-19 Vaccines Near You Community-Based Testing Sites for COVID-19 National Institutes of Health (NIH) NIH COVID-19 Research COVID-19 Clinical Trials The Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 Disparities NIHRead More