mosquitoes http://wrvo.org en Ticks, mosquitoes, and hamburgers? Staying healthy during the summer http://wrvo.org/post/ticks-mosquitoes-and-hamburgers-staying-healthy-during-summer <p>You may have had your last cold a few months ago, but did you know that there are many ways you can get sick during the summer? Taking some time to familiarize yourself with <a href="http://www.searo.who.int/entity/antimicrobial_resistance/WHD-11_cds-info.pdf">summer illnesses</a> before stepping outside can go a long way towards staying healthy this season.</p><p>This week on “Take Care,” Dr. Cynthia Morrow discusses summertime diseases in our area and how to avoid them.&nbsp; Morrow is a public health physician and teaches public health and preventive medicine at Upstate Medical University.</p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Dr. Cynthia Morrow.</strong></p><p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 57410 at http://wrvo.org Ticks, mosquitoes, and hamburgers? Staying healthy during the summer West Nile Encephalitis confirmed in horse in Oneida County http://wrvo.org/post/west-nile-encephalitis-confirmed-horse-oneida-county <p>A yearling horse in the town of Vernon has tested positive for West Nile Encephalitis, despite the fact the county has not yet discovered the virus in any mosquito pools during its summer monitoring.<br><br>The horse eventually became paralyzed in its hind legs, but was treated by veterinarians and has shown improvement. Ken Fanelli, a spokesman with the Oneida County Health Department, says it can be difficult to keep horses from contracting West Nile Virus.<br> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:47:44 +0000 Gino Geruntino 42541 at http://wrvo.org