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Dr. Fedorenko Bug Stick and Bug Bar: repel bugs safely

Perhaps you've noticed-mosquitoes have been extremely bloodthirsty in New York. Even those who don't usually get bitten are being attacked.


Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, Entomology, Science, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Chemistry, Aromatherapy

Yesterday | Ivanhoe

Watch That Bite: Ticks Can Turn You Vegetarian

Summertime is all about getting outside and firing up the grill for an all American barbeque.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Vegetarian, Bar-B-Q

Thu Aug 28, 2014


You've got mites on your face, and so does everyone else

So you've got face mites; big deal, everyone's got them. That's one of several takeaways from a new study by researchers at North Carolina State University.


Related Topix: North Carolina State University, Health

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Dead rabbit found near Yoder tests positive for Tularemia

El Paso County Public Health says a rabbit that was found dead near Yoder in El Paso County has tested positive for Tularemia.


Related Topix: El Paso County, CO, Yoder, CO, Health, Entomology, Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Record

Clongen adds to its tests

Clongen Laboratories, of Gaithersburg, a provider of medical diagnostic testing, has added test offerings to detect and identify emerging pathogens implicated in severe to fatal cases resulting from tick and other arthropod bites.


Related Topix: Gaithersburg, MD, Health

Shelter Island Reporter

Yes, we have no chiggers: Cornell creating tick info app

Dragging for ticks at Mashomack to count the insects. Soon there will be an app to provide all you need to know aboutt ticks.


Related Topix: Health, Entomology, Science, Suffolk County, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

San Mateo Daily Journal

Lyme disease tied to year-round tick season round in Bay Area:...

It's best to load up on DEET and check for ticks year-round to prevent Lyme disease, not just during what was once thought to be the typical West Coast tick season in fall, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine, California, San Mateo County, CA


Vaccines against bovine babesiosis: where we are now and possible roads ahead

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Ticks bring new disease to Cape

This is a March 2002 file photo of a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. Cape Cod health officials say they are seeing increases in tick-borne diseases this summer - and it's not just Lyme disease.


Related Topix: Health, Entomology, Science, University of Rhode Island, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Cape Cod Healthcare, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Apparatus to Block Pest...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Many pests are particularly troubling to man.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Cockroach, Health, Entomology, Science

The Baltimore Sun

Avoiding ticks is key to preventing Lyme disease

Robin Ann Wolfender was infected with Lyme disease in 1979, when she was a 19-year-old summer camp counselor at Catoctin Mountain Park in Thurmont.


Related Topix: Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Catoctin Mountain Park, US National Parks, Arthritis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Protect yourself from tick-borne illness

Tick-borne illnesses are diagnosed primarily on symptoms and whether or not the patient has been exposed to tick habitats.


Related Topix: Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Climate change can boost pest numbers, scientists say

Dr. Sheila Pinette of the Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention spoke at a news conference about climate change and an increase in the number of pests, including ticks.


Related Topix: Health, Entomology, Science

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Daily Herald

EPA introduces new repellency awareness graphic

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently unveiled a new graphic which will appear on insect repellent product labels and show consumers how many hours a product will repel mosquitoes and/or ticks when used as directed.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Entomology, Science, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Rabbits - Flea control

Seizures and deaths have been documented from the use of Frontline products on rabbits.


Related Topix: Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Lone Star tick linked to red meat allergy and infections

A bite from an insect called the Lone Star tick may be the cause of red meat allergies for some individuals.


Related Topix: Health, Entomology

CBS Local

'Kissing Bug' Brings Disease To Texas

A public health hazard has arrived in the Lone Star State: a bug carrying a parasite that can cause potentially fatal heart and digestive problems.


Related Topix: Texas, Entomology, Science, Health

Denver Post

Rabbit fever confirmed in animal in Greenwood Village

A wild rabbit in Greenwood Village has been confirmed to have Tularemia, or "rabbit fever," the city said in a news release Thursday.


Related Topix: Greenwood Village, CO, Health

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Man hospitalized for tularemia may have been exposed near Windsor

A Wear an insect repellent effective against ticks, biting flies and mosquitoes if you are in areas where sick animals have been found.


Related Topix: Windsor, CO, Entomology, Science, Health, Larimer County, CO

Lone Star tick could prove a scourge to meat-lovers everywhere

Twinkies have beef fat and also cause allergic reaction if a person has been bitten by the Lone Star tick Twinkies have beef fat and also cause allergic reaction if a person has been bitten by the Lone Star tick A meat-lovers sickness is sweeping across the nation.