Tallahassee, Fla.— Today, Florida Department of Health (Department) is issuing a statewide mosquito-borne illness advisory following four confirmed and recovered local cases of malaria in Sarasota County. All individuals have been treated and have recovered. Malaria is transmitted through infected mosquitoes. Residents throughout the state should take precautions by applying bug spray, avoiding areas with high mosquito populations, and wearing long pants and shirts when possible - especially during sunrise and sunset when mosquitos are most active.
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Your health is important no matter what time of year it may be. People with healthy eating habits live longer and are at lower risk for serious health issues such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. For people with chronic diseases, healthy eating can help manage these conditions and prevent complications. Healthy eating is one of the biggest factors in having better health overall.Full Story on FloridaHealth.gov
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