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...
Even Alaska Has Problems With Insect Pests

Even Alaska Has Problems With Insect Pests

Most people do not dream about a life in Alaska, as this state is not often considered a paradise. However, if you were hardpressed to name one benefit of living in Alaska you may mention a lack of insect pests. While it is true that southern states certainly see more...
Ticks and Red Meat Allergies

Ticks and Red Meat Allergies

There is never any good news relating to ticks. Tick populations are either growing, or another tick-related illness has been discovered, or both. Not long ago researchers discovered that tick bites can cause bite victims to become allergic to red meat, also known as...
Bees Have Been Used As Political Symbols

Bees Have Been Used As Political Symbols

Since bees are social insects that form colonies that contain caste systems, it is easy to compare them to humans living under a monarchical government. It would not be surprising to learn that bees have been compared to humans ever since the Greek ages. No matter...