Friday, February 26, 2021

Why Cities Can’t Get Rid Of Rats

Living in a city does not make you any less susceptible to seeing a rat. We try really hard to get rid of these pesky pests, but they seem to always slink around some corner of an alley you are walking down. Here is the answer to why rats are so hard to get rid of from your city.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Is a Spider's Web a Part of Its Mind? | Deep Look

Orb weaver spiders build exquisite spiral webs not only to catch insects, but to extend their senses. Once they shrink-wrap their prey with silk, the nearly blind spiders can store them for later, and read their web's strands as a kind of memory map to guide them back.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Medical Minute: Hantavirus & the Flu

Spread by rodents, Hantavirus infection is characteristically an influenza-like illness. However, there are a few hallmark differences compared to the flu, including the mortality rate and availability of effective treatments.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Secret to Becoming Immune to Mosquito Bites

Like most allergies, you can become immune to mosquito bites, but it might not be worth it.

Hosted by: Hank Green

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Medical Minute: West Nile Virus & Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis, also known as "Triple E," are diseases spread by mosquitoes. While they can both cause serious, chronic effects, each presents with vastly different symptoms. The one similarity? Extreme cases of both can result in Meningitis or Encephalitis, and even death.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Cockroaches Can Contribute to Asthma Symptoms - National Pest Management Association

Many people don't know that cockroaches can contribute to asthma symptoms. Check out this PSA from ACAAI and the National Pest Management Association.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Do Bed Bugs Transmit Disease? - Pest Prescriptions

Concerned about bed bugs and disease? Dr. Parada assures us there is no evidence that bed bugs transmit disease to humans.

Saturday, February 6, 2021

3 Signs of a Rodent Infestation

Are you worried rats and mice have taken over your home or business? Here are 3 signs to look for to determine if you need rodent control services.

Pests are not just a nuisance; they can be carriers of disease and micro organisms. Pest control is a necessary defense against these unwelcome home invaders. Contact American Pest Management for more information! 


Wednesday, February 3, 2021