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20 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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

Yesterday |

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.



Arizona summer camp closes after students develop tick fever

A Flagstaff Unified School District summer camp was canceled this week because at least five students tested positive for a rare tick-borne disease.


Related Topix: Health, Education Etc.

Alpha One

Maine sees increase in non-Lyme tick-bite illnesses

Doctors in Maine are reporting a record number of cases of anaplasmosis, a disease transmitted by tick bites.


Related Topix: Health, Maine, Maine Government, Lyme Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maine concerned about tick-borne diseases

The Portland Press Herald reports that the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has tracked 103 cases of the disease anaplasmosis so far this year.


Related Topix: Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Guard your kids against bug bites this summer

Children love being outdoors during the summer, but they need to be protected from mosquitoes, ticks and fleas and the diseases they may carry, experts warn.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Entomology, Science

Information Technology

National Pest Management Association Urges Americans to Protect...

Less than a quarter of Americans purchase insect repellent to protect themselves and/or their families from vector-borne disease such as West Nile virus and Lyme disease according to a survey conducted online within the U.S. by Harris Poll on behalf of the National Pest Management Association in July 2014 among over 2,000 U.S. adults ages 18+.


Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease, Medicine

Daily Herald

Watch out for insect bites, stings this summer

Now that the "dog days" of summer have arrived, families must be watchful for infections carried by mosquitoes and ticks, such as Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and insect bites.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine, West Nile Virus

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Tick bite can cause meat allergy

Here is another reason to keep ticks off your dogs and out of your homes. A bite from one species of tick can trigger an allergy to red meat.


Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science

Post and Courier

Chiggers, ticks, spiders and snakes

An unprepared hike through the woods or a day in the garden can be just what the doctor ordered.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Entomology, Science, Lyme Disease, Medicine

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Bite of the Lone Star tick could turn some people into vegetarians

While news of increasing illnesses transmitted by mosquitoes including West Nile Virus, Malaria, Chiungunya and Dengue fever, etc.


Related Topix: Health, Malaria, Medicine