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What Is Bed Bug’s Weakness?

September 28, 2011

Bed bugs may be coming to a bed near you…they’re back in the US, spreading throughout the major cities, and stronger than they were half a century ago (when the US lead a successful campaign to eradicate them). Now, the few surviving colonies and new ones brought in from other countries are DDT (the now […]

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There seems to be a common misunderstanding about diseases: many common disease are not interchangeable with the pathogens (bacteria, viruses, and fungi/yeasts) that cause them. For example, pneumonia is a deep infection of the lungs. “I have pneumonia” means “something has infected the passages and air sacks in my lungs”. The “what” that is doing […]

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Cellulitis is a skin infection. Any cut, crack, tear, etc. can become infected and result in cellulitis (although leg cellulitis is most common). For that reason, there are two ways to understand cellulitis: as the initial skin wound, and as a skin infection which may persist as a large red area. Symptoms of cellulitis may […]

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