Posts Tagged ‘mosquito’

Skeeter-Treaters Travel Tips: The Threat of Malaria

Skeeter-Treaters Travel Tips: Malaria

Skeeter-Treaters Travel Tips: The Threat of Malaria As hurricane season in the tropics presses on, the threat of mosquitoes and the diseases they carry, including Malaria, continues to grow. Standing water and balmier temperatures in warmer regions create the perfect conditions for mosquito populations to explode. Here’s what you’ll need to know before traveling to…

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Avoiding Mosquito Bites While Pregnant

Safely Avoiding Mosquito Bites While Pregnant

If you’re pregnant and you’ve noticed mosquitoes seem especially drawn to you this summer, it’s not your imagination. Scientists have discovered that pregnant women attract twice as many mosquitoes as your non-pregnant companions do. Why? Because they’re are drawn to carbon dioxide, and while you’re breathing for two, you’re also exhaling 21% more CO2. Not…

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Are You a Mosquito Magnet?

Mosquito Magnet

Are You a Mosquito Magnet? Have you ever found yourself at an outdoor gathering constantly batting away mosquito after mosquito while others seem to be relatively unaffected by the swarming pests? Do you wonder why you are the apparent pièce de resistance for mosquitoes anytime you venture outdoors? Well, first of all, it’s not all…

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Backyard Breeding Grounds for Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes’ Favorite Backyard Breeding Grounds to Watch Out For! Did you know it only takes as little as four days for a mosquito to go from an egg to a blood-sucking, disease-spreading adult? With all the heavy spring rain Northeast Ohio has seen over the past couple of weeks, now is the perfect time to turn…

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