Articles Tagged: bugs and insects

mosquitoZika Virus

You have probably heard about the Zika virus on the news. Some people may become upset when hearing about a serious health concern. Scientists are working hard to understand this … read more

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Lyme Disease

If you live near the coast in the northeast part of the United States, the mid-Atlantic region, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Michigan, California, or some parts of Europe or … read more

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scabiesScabies

Scabies is a mite (tiny insect) that burrows into the skin. An itchy rash is caused when a female mite burrows into a person’s skin to lay her eggs. Who … read more

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pubic lousePubic Lice (“Crabs”)

Pubic lice are tiny, round, wingless insects that live on the skin. They’re also called crabs because they have “claws,” which they use to hang on to hair. They’re light … read more

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