Insects and Pests

Insects and pests can be found all around you. Learn about how they can affect your health.

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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 depending on where you live they can be a problem any time of the year. Luckily, there's a natural tick repellent that's easy to make at home.

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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 in safety this summer...

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Three Women Share What It’s Really Like to Live With Lyme Disease

Three women share their stories about what it's really like to live with Lyme disease and offer advice for how...

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 we need to be aware...

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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 pests to spot, but they...