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Your pets are probably just as excited for summer as you are—more time outside, walks with you, and new places and friends to smell. But there are plenty of dangers during the summer months, most of which just require a little prevention. Especially if your pet is people to you, make sure you’re doing everything […]

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With ongoing Zika cases, Florida officials have been doing their best to limit the spread of Zika by killing off the mosquito that carries it and other tropical illnesses like Dengue, Chik-V, and Yellow Fever. While they are claiming success for their efforts spraying from trucks, the truth is Aedes aegypti likes to live indoors, […]

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The CDC issued a new report this week citing the large increase in vectorborne illnesses, in other words, illnesses from ticks, mosquitoes, and other insects. Since 2004, tick borne illnesses doubled (mostly Lyme Disease cases), with indications that the number of people infected was actually underreported (meaning there’s evidence it more than doubled). While the […]

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It’s not just a regular mosquito season. This summer, the mosquitoes that spread tropical illnesses like Zika, Dengue, and Yellow Fever spread across the US South and multiplied. While there have only been a handful of cases this year, travel between Zika infected areas and the US, plus the prevalence of the mosquito, is a […]

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Health agencies are working hard to keep Zika out of the US, but the same threat from last year is lurking. In areas where Zika has hold, locals have gone through the infection, gaining some immunity. The same thing happens with related mosquito illnesses Dengue, Yellow Fever, and Chik-V. Get it once, and you won’t […]

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