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Several Sections of New Bedford Beaches Closed
The New Bedford Health Department has announced that several sections of East Beach located along East Rodney French Boulevard and West Beach located along West Rodney French Boulevard have been closed to swimming today, Thursday, August 24, 2017, due to elevated bacteria levels.
FDA Bans Antibacterial Soaps
After researchers conducted many tests, the conclusion is clear: handwashing with antibacterial soap does not remove more bacteria or even prevent more illnesses than washing with regular everyday soap! So now, the Food and Drug Administration has issued its final verdict that throws water on claims…
New Bedford Beaches Closed for Two Days
If the weather wasn't deterring you from visiting a New Bedford beach today, the City's Health Department sure will.
The Health Department says that due to the significant rainfall, bacteria levels at East Beach, West Beach, and the beach in Fort Taber Park are sure to be elevated beyond ac…
Let the Dog Lick Your Face!
Dogs are known as many things: cuddle buddy, walking partner, a living vacuum / potential dishwasher, and man's best friend. One thing that might not come to mind is a health benefit.
This article from Bark Post claims that having a dog and letting it lick you is HEALTHY...
What’s Dirtier: Cell Phone Or Public Toilet Seat?
I'll never forget the little sign over a public toilet at the Conoco gas station near my high school. It read: "Our aim is to keep this toilet clean...Your aim will help!" That memory would never have resurfaced if not for an article I was reading by the Department of Mol…

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