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Dementia Risk Reduction

It is important to remember that as we get older, it is common to experience some cognitive decline with typical brain aging, such as subtle changes in memory, thinking, and reasoning. Learn how to reduce your risk of dementia.

Disease of the Week

Botulism is a rare but serious illness caused by a toxin that attacks the body’s nerves and causes difficulty breathing, muscle paralysis, and sometimes death. The toxin is made most often by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. 

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Image of the Week

Aedes aegypti mosquito on a skin surface

This 2006 photograph depicted a female, Aedes aegypti mosquito, as she was in the process of flying away from her host's skin surface, after having had obtained her fill of blood.

COVID-19 in the U.S.

Know Your COVID-19 Community Level

COVID-19 Community Levels are a new tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Levels can be low, medium, or high and are determined by looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19 cases in an area. 

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