Monday, May 10, 2021

Tick Questing


Watch as a tick quests, meaning it holds onto leaves, grass and other objects with their third and fourth pair of legs

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Medical Minute: Lyme Disease & COVID-19


Tick-borne Lyme disease and COVID-19 present similar symptoms, but with two key differences. Prompt and accurate diagnosis is essential to recovery from both diseases, so it's important to know the signs of each.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Danger of Ticks


BIDMC emergency medicine physician, Dr. Jonathon Edlow, author of "Bull’s Eye: Unraveling the Medical Mystery of Lyme Disease," discusses what everyone should know about ticks and Lyme disease.

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Black Widow Spider Bites: Should I Worry? - Pest Prescriptions


Black widow spider bites are less common and more severe than other spider bites. Dr. Parada explains the symptoms in detail.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Meet the Dust Mites, Tiny Roommates That Feast On Your Skin | Deep Look


You may think that you've got the house to yourself, but chances are you have about 100 different types of animals living with you. Many of them are harmless, but a few can be dangerous in ways you wouldn't expect. New research explores exactly whom you share your home with and how they got there.

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Here's Why Bed Bugs Are So Hard To Get Rid Of


"Bed bugs don't carry diseases, but that doesn't mean they're not a public health pest," Dr. Jim Fredericks of the National Pest Management Association tells us.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

How Do You Remove a Bee Stinger? - Pest Prescriptions


Dr. Parada explains proper bee sting treatment and how to remove a bee stinger. Those who are allergic should seek medical attention.