Mar 22

How to Keep Mosquitoes Away from Your Patio

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With warmer weather on its way, you are likely spending more time outside on your deck or patio. It’s a great place to enjoy the sunshine and flowers in the sanctuary of your own backyard. Whether you...

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Mar 20

How to Tell if Your Pet Has Lyme Disease

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Our four-legged family members love to roam free outside during the warmer months. Unfortunately, when our pets frolic through tall grass and backwoods, that puts them at risk of Lyme disease. It’s important to educate...

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Mar 15

26 More Mosquito Species Could Carry Zika


Since the Zika epidemic began, scientists have been trying to learn everything there is to know about the virus. Unfortunately, there is still a long list of things we don’t understand about this mosquito-borne...

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Mar 13

Lyme Spotlight: Amy Fitzgerald

Amy Pope Fitzgerald and Jason Cameron

Want to read more inspiring survivor spotlight stories? Keep up with our blog for more future profiles on those battling Lyme and other tick- and mosquito-borne diseases. Amy’s Story: Running After Answers Amy Fitzgerald...

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Mar 08

How to Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Rain Barrel

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Rain barrels are great for collecting water, however, anytime you are storing water it can become an ample breeding ground for mosquitoes. If you own a rain barrel you may be wondering exactly how to keep mosquitoes out...

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Mar 01

Warm Weather May Be Bad News

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This unusually warm winter has been great for most of us, but scientists say it comes at a cost… It turns out that bugs love the mild weather as much as we do! A recent...

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