Articles Tagged: bugs and insects

Zika Virus

Zika is a virus transmitted through infected (Aedes) mosquitos that could cause serious health concerns in some people. Scientists are working hard to understand this health problem however there are … read more

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Scabies is an infestation caused by a mite that burrows into the skin. When the mite burrows in the skin to lay its eggs, it causes an itchy rash. Who gets … read more

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Pubic Lice (“Crabs”)

Pubic lice are tiny, round, wingless insects that live on the skin. They’re also called crabs because they have “claws,” which they use to hang on to hair. They’re light … read more

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Lyme Disease

If you live near the coast in the northeast part of the United States, the mid-Atlantic region, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Michigan, California, or some parts of Europe or … read more

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Bug Bites and Stings

General Info & How to Protect Yourself: Bug bites and stings are common, especially in the summer. Most of the time a bite or sting from an insect is harmless … read more

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