Protection

West Nile Virus Detected Across The State
We all try and protect ourselves from mosquitoes this time of year. Now, after extensive testing across the state, it was discovered that all regions contain mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus. Here's how you can protect yourself.
Tick-Borne Disease Confirmed In Capital Region
A rare and sometimes deadly tick borne illness case has been confirmed this week in the Capital Region. You are being urged to be more aware of ticks and use the necessary precautions to prevent being bit by ticks.
Plans To Control Tick Population
This is supposed to be the worst tick season on record and now New York state is taking different measures to make sure they do everything possible to try and control it.
Consumer Reports: Natural Sunscreens Are A Waste Of Money
Finally, after the Winter that would NEVER end, we're experiencing some warmer weather and sunshine.  Whether you're Lake George or Washington Park bound, 65 and sunny in May can be just as dangerous on your skin as baking in the mid 90's in August.  Always protect yourself - and your children - aga…