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5 tips for wearing insect repellent

April 17, 2017 By
Whether it’s protecting your technicians as they work outdoors this season, or sharing insights with your customers as an extra measure for the tick and mosquito work you’re doing for them, here are five simple tips on the most effective... Read more»
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Brown recluse spider, Dr. Rick Vetter

Paper aids in diagnosis of brown recluse bites

February 22, 2017 By
Many skin conditions are misdiagnosed by doctors as brown recluse spider bites. This can lead to tragedy because about 40 medical conditions, including several deadly bacterial infections, can be confused with brown recluse bites. Dr. Rick Vetter, a retired University... Read more»

Lone Star tick spreads to New England

June 29, 2015 By
Although the Lone Star tick (Amblyomma americanum) doesn’t transmit Lyme disease, it brings several new threats to the tick scene in the Northeast. It is most commonly believed that climate change, which is having a major impact on tick populations... Read more»
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