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How Rush Limbaugh Made Me Feel Safe In My Home

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 05.05.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

"This is a single family dwelling," I said. "Not Wild Kingdom. How do I get rid of them?"

Eek! Spider Invasion!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.26.2012 | Weird News

Good thing Dylan Baumann isn't arachnophobic. Scores of venomous spiders have infested his apartment -- and six visits by the exterminator haven't fix...

Dangerous Beetle Intercepted At O'Hare

Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

A beetle ranked among "one of the top 100 most feared pests in the world" was recently found in a bag of rice and intercepted at the O'Hare Airport be...

The Common Ailment of Cockroach-in-Ear

Priya Malhotra | Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago
Priya Malhotra

I'm not easily grossed out. This is why I'm in medical school. I won't be able to reply with a heteronormative "ew!" if a patient shows me an infected wound, complains of bloody stools, or vomits on my Cole Haans.

When Traveling, B Is for "Bedbug," not "Baggage"

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

While there is no instant fix for bedbugs, there are ways to control and avoid them when traveling.