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While parts of the country are battling swarms of cicadas this summer, Maine is battling an invasive species of caterpillar infestation with poisonous hair that can cause painful rashes and even breathing problems.The caterpillars, known as brown-tailed moths, are about 1.5 inches long with white streaks on the sides and two red dots on the back.Brown-tailed moths are most...
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A salmonella outbreak related to exposure to wild songbirds and birdhouses left 19 people ill in eight states, eight of whom were hospitalized.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they were studying salmonella infections in California, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington state in people aged 2 months to 89 years.Six cases have been reported...
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