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Can Hanging Around An Indoor Waterfall Make You Sick?

According to a study published in the latest issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology an indoor waterfall inside a hospital in Wisconsin made 8 people sick with Legionnaires’ disease. If you love hanging around the indoor waterfall you may want to think … Continue reading

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Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Climb in New England

Legionnaires’ Disease is on the rise in New England.  Legionnaires’ is a severe form of pneumonia caused by infection usually acquired by inhaling the bacteria from water droplets emitted by cooling towers, whirlpool spas, showers, facets and other sources. Symptoms … Continue reading

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