America’s Rising Tick Population

America’s Rising Tick Population

  The fact that tick-borne diseases are increasing dramatically within the United States is not news to anybody. However, the problem with ticks is more serious than a mere increase in tick-borne infection rates. Of course, the most well known tick-borne disease,...
Ticks Survive Winters In The Northeast?

Ticks Survive Winters In The Northeast?

As you all know, this winter is turning out to be a cold one. The current nationwide cold spell will help reduce tick populations. The air is also relatively dry, which will only make tick-survival less likely. Ticks have been abundant during the past several years as...
Sandflies Kill Up To 30,000 People Annually

Sandflies Kill Up To 30,000 People Annually

Just when you thought that you had heard of every insect-borne disease in the world, another one is brought to your attention. We all know mosquitoes are global killers, but sandflies are responsible for causing a startling amount of deaths per year as well. A disease...