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Do Cockroaches Bite? The Symptoms And Treatments

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Do Cockroaches Bite? The Symptoms And Treatments

Cockroaches can eat anything that is edible, including humans if they do have the chance. However, though it is possible for cockroaches to bite you, it is extremely rare. Fortunately, they do not inflict painful bites, as they do not really see us as food, but they do see us as a threat to them,…

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What You Need to Know About West Nile Virus

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What You Need to Know About West Nile Virus

Every spring, we begin hearing cautions about West Nile virus, and every so often we hear on the news that someone has died because of it. What is this deadly disease, and what do you need to know about it? To clear up any mystery or confusion surrounding West Nile virus, here is some important…

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The Truth About DEET

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The Truth About DEET

Many people use commercial insect repellents to protect themselves from the annoyance of insect bites and to help stop the transmission of insect-borne diseases like the West Nile Virus and Lyme disease. Most of these repellents contain an active ingredient known as N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide, more commonly referred to as DEET. In the past few years, DEET…

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4 Common Insect Bites And Stings: Symptoms And Treatments

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4 Common Insect Bites And Stings: Symptoms And Treatments

When you find your child stung or bitten by insects in your garden or inside your home, the first thing that may come to mind is that an infestation may be present and that you need to treat the wound sustained. But do you know what type of insect has bitten or stung your child?…

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Protect Your Child From Insect Bites and Stings

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Protect Your Child From Insect Bites and Stings

Insect bites and stings are quite common, especially during the summer. These bites often result in swelling and redness in the injured area. Insect bites and stings can also cause severe allergic reaction which can be life-threatening. A child’s reaction to an insect bite or sting will depend on their sensitivity to a particular insect,…

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