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Ticks and Lyme Disease
9 Tick Repellents That Really Work
Ticks are most active during warmer months and can carry debilitating diseases, so it's important to protect yourself before you head outdoors.
12 “Innocent” Tick Mistakes That Are Putting Your Health in Danger
9 “Facts” About Bed Bugs That Just Aren’t True
How to Find Bed Bugs in Your Car—and How to Get Rid of Them
12 Unexpected Ways You Can Get Head Lice
14 Tips Professional “Lice Ladies” Wish You Knew
13 Myths About Head Lice That Won’t Go Away
School is back in session, and so is the threat of a lice outbreak. Here...
11 Ways You Think You Can Get Lice—but Won’t
As it turns out, getting infected with these little buggers is a lot harder than...
7 Clear Signs Your Child Has Head Lice
While they might give you the creepy crawlies, head lice shouldn't be cause for panic....
Prevent Tick Bites: 13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You
Protect yourself from tick bites, Lyme disease, and other tick-borne diseases with these tips on...
10 Naturally Derived Tick Repellents That Actually Work
If you're worried that certain insecticides may be harmful to your health, your pets, or...
8 Warning Signs You’re About to Have a Bed Bug Problem
Bed bugs infestations are on the rise in the United States. They can be tricky...
10 Things to Do Right Now If You’ve Been Bitten By a Tick
Follow these steps if you're bitten by a tick—and learn how to protect yourself...
18 Silent Signs You Could Have Lyme Disease
Lyme disease goes beyond bulls-eye rashes and flu-like symptoms. This bacterial infection, spread by ticks,...
10 Home Remedies for Lice That May Really Work
Lice is the four-letter word all parents dread hearing. Before you panic about an infestation,...
This Video Shows Exactly How to Remove a Tick (And What Not to Do)
Ticks are disgusting little blood suckers, and when they bite you, they can make you...
This Map Shows Where Lice Has Become Resistant to Standard Treatments
Lice is a four-letter word in more ways than one, as many parents will tell...
16 Secrets Bed Bugs Don’t Want You To Know—But Are Crucial For Keeping Them At Bay
We may be tiny buggers (about the shape and size of an apple seed), but...
These Are the Most Dangerous Places in America for Lyme Disease
Almost all cases of Lyme disease happen in 14 states. Is yours on the list?
This All-Natural Tick Repellent Works, and Here’s Why
Your risk of getting bitten by a tick may be highest in the summer, but...
9 Foolproof Tricks to Avoid Tick-Borne Illnesses—Including One That’s More Dangerous Than Lyme
Avoiding a tick bite is the best protection against tick-borne illnesses. Enjoy the great outdoors...
Is Tea Tree Oil Really a Treatment for Lice?
Millions of people get head lice every year. Tea tree oil may offer a natural...
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Three Women Share What It’s Really Like to Live with Lyme Disease
Who knew one undetected, tiny tick has the power to wreak havoc on your life?...
The New Tick Diseases You Need to Know About—One of Them Is Way Worse Than Lyme
Lyme disease is the most common tick borne disease, but it's not the only one...