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Archive for October, 2018

Bed Bug Prevention Tips

October 11th, 2018

There are several steps you can take to help prevent bed bugs in your everyday life. Regular bed bug inspections are the best line of defense to help you avoid a bed bug infestation. Here are some other prevention tips to keep in mind: • Regularly inspect areas where pets sleep for signs of bed…

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Past Civilizations Looked Upon Spiders As Good Omens

October 10th, 2018

Spiders may be responsible for one of the most common human fears, but spiders also have a rich history of being personified in the lore and belief systems of ancient societies. During high school, many people learn about the ancient Grecian mythological figure known as “Arachne.” Arachne was a mortal with an amazing talent for…

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The Sudden Death Of A Man Last Week Likely Occurred In Response To Fire Ant Bites

October 8th, 2018

Insect experts, like entomologists and pest control professionals, often claim that even the most venomous types of insects that exist in the United States very rarely, if ever, pose a deadly threat to humans. Even non-insect arthropods, such as spiders and scorpions, almost never kill humans in the US. Of course, there do exist seemingly…

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Lightning Bugs

October 5th, 2018

Running around the backyard on warm summer nights in an attempt to catch fireflies is a fun pastime. These insects, also known as lightning bugs, can light up the night with their magical glow. But, what actually makes them flash? Read on to learn about the science behind this dazzling summer bug. You might be…

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An American Has Contracted A Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness

October 3rd, 2018

For the past few years, mosquito-borne illnesses have been getting a lot of attention. Given the Zika scare that occured during 2015 and 2016, many Americans now consider themselves vulnerable to bites from disease-carrying mosquitoes. Considering the widespread attention being paid to mosquito-borne illnesses as a public health threat, it is surprising to learn that…

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People Living On The East Coast Are Being Attacked By Super-Sized Mosquitoes Due To Hurricane Florence

October 1st, 2018

Due to the fact that mosquito populations have become a major threat to public health in recent years, experts have recommended that people take measures to repel the insects from, not only themselves, but also from the areas where people live. For example, in order to prevent large mosquito populations from gathering in human populated…

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October 2018