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  • Puppy Stolen from County Shelter; Staff Asking for Public’s Help

    Monterey County Animal Services is asking for the public’s help to find a puppy that was stolen from the county shelter on Hitchcock Road Friday night, September 14th.

    9/16/2018

  • Working Together to Prevent Suicide

    Approximately 70% of suicides are among working age adults. Working age adults are the sandwich generation. They are so busy taking care of children and often aging parents and relatives, that taking time for themselves is a luxury few feel they can afford. Concerns about finances, marital and family problems, and simple exhaustion can feel overwhelming.

    9/1/2018

  • Preparing Your Family

    We are all aware that we should plan for what our family will do in the case of an emergency. This task seems overwhelming but you and your family can do it in small steps and it is worth the investment of your time. There is certainly no need to panic. However, with the news coverage of current disasters, talking with your family about what you all would do in the event of an emergency may help put everyone’s minds at ease.

    9/1/2018

  • Do Teething Babies Need Medicine on Their Gums? No

    Teething is a normal part of childhood and should not be treated with homeopathic remedies, like teething tablets, or prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications that are rubbed on the gum

    8/29/2018 1:04:00 PM

  • America’s Teenagers Are Quickly Becoming the Next Generation of Smokers

    Emerging tobacco products are threatening decades of progress in public health. At the forefront is a relatively new and non-traditional electronic cigarette (e-cigarette), JUUL, which has become increasingly popular among youth and young adults and has quickly become the top-selling e-cigarette on the market.

    6/21/2018 12:47:00 PM

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