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Posts filed under: Mosquito

  • Link to How to Prep Your Yard for a Mosquito Bite-Free Summer
The sun is shining, the warm breeze is blowing, you’ve got your feet up, unwinding from the week, when…OUCH! That moment of relaxation you’ve been waiting for was suddenly interrupted by a painful mosquito bite. At this point you’re annoyed,...
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  • Link to Mosquito Diseases: Are You at Risk?
Mosquitoes are known carriers of several viruses, transmitting disease and parasites to people and animals that come in contact with them via painful bites. While some of these diseases don’t pose serious health risks, others can be deadly (over one million...
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  • Link to Spring is Here & So Are Mosquitoes! Here’s How You Can Prevent Mosquito Bites & Diseases Like Zika
It’s the first official week of Spring (aka Mosquito Season)! Time to start thinking about mosquito prevention. The risk of contracting mosquito-borne Zika virus in the U.S. is at an all-time high, specifically dangerous for pregnant women or those trying to conceive as...
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  • Link to 10 Ways to Make Your Home Healthier
Improving the health of your home offers major benefits to your family. Reduce waste, minimize exposure to chemicals & toxins, breathe healthier, lower your risk for sickness, and improve the overall health of your environment with these 10 healthy home...
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  • Link to Rainy Day Bugs
It’s raining, it’s pouring… the bugs are exploring! You may notice an invasion of pests like ants, roaches, and spiders into your home after a rainy day. Why? In most cases, their shelter is compromised, forcing the bugs out of hiding...
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  • Link to Latest Development in Zika Virus: Brain Damage in Adults
With every passing week, Zika becomes more dangerous and is spreading to new areas. Until now, Zika has been a threat mostly to pregnant women, their partners, or couples that are trying or planning to conceive due to the birth defect...
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  • Link to CDC Confirms Local Transmission of Zika Virus Near Miami Florida
The first cases of locally transmitted Zika virus were reported this week in Florida. On July 29th, 4 people infected with Zika virus in Miami reportedly were bitten by mosquitoes within the city. On August 1st, that number grew from...
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  • Link to Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Now Linked to Permanent Blindness
By now we know that Zika Virus, a mosquito-borne disease, carries some serious health threats and risks, previously thought to be most dangerous for pregnant mothers and their unborn babies. If bitten by the Aedes aegypti mosquito carrying Zika, an unborn...
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  • natural mosquito bite remedies text and a woman scratching a bite on her arm
We all need food to survive, right? Unfortunately for us, mosquitoes live off of blood meals from people and animals, which is obtained by biting their victims. Ouch! And chances are, even if you practice strict mosquito prevention, you’ll still be bitten...
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  • Gloved hand spraying insecticide on some bugs
While pests in the house are a year-round nuisance here in the South, certain bugs are more active in warmer months. If you own or rent a home or apartment, you’re likely to come across one or all of these 5 summer...
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