Identifying Bug Bites

Some pests live off blood from humans and organisms, others consume skin cells, and still others only bother humans when they’ve been disturbed themselves. Knowing how to treat bug bites is easiest when you can identify them by the bite’s appearance, the anatomy of the species, and by being aware of what pests are in…

Lyme Disease: This is No Tangy Fruit

Lyme disease is a treatable, yet dangerous, dysfunction that usually causes flu-like symptoms. It is caused by the bacteria classified as Borrelia burgdorferi. The overwhelming majority of cases are caused by the extended bite…

Everything You Need to Know About the Health Risks of Zika

No one wants to spend a lot of time and energy planning a vacation around a possible illness. Nevertheless, Zika presents significant enough health risks that it’s important to know what you’re dealing with.