20 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Rabbits - Flea control
Seizures and deaths have been documented from the use of Frontline products on rabbits.
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.
'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.
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.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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+.
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.
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.
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.
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.