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Seven Things Worth Knowing About Mosquitos

The Conversation Africa | Posted 11.11.2015 | Green
The Conversation Africa

by Leo Braack, University of Pretoria This article is part of a series on malaria. You can read the rest of the series here. 1. Not all mosquitoes b...

Woman Loses Vision After Mosquito Bite Transmits Chikungunya Fever | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Laura Geggel Published: 08/10/2015 10:38 AM EDT on LiveScience A woman who caught chikungunya fever while vacationing in the Caribbean wound up l...

An Unexpected Health Consequence Of The California Drought | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Elizabeth Palermo Published: 07/23/2015 08:57 AM EDT on LiveScience As drought continues to plague the Western United States, public health offic...

New 'Mosquitonado' Trailer Features Tara Reid

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.26.2015 | Comedy

If you think Hollywood is full of bloodsuckers, wait till you get a load of the "Mosquitonado" trailer with Tara Reid. Swarms of summer's worst nig...

Record Number Of West Nile Deaths Strike California In 2014

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 04.10.2015 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California saw a record number of deaths from the West Nile virus last year, and the state's drought may have contributed to the ...

Drug-Resistant Malaria Could Be The World's Next Health Crisis

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living

By Astrid Zweynert MIN SAW, Myanmar, Dec 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ka Lar Nar caught malaria for the sixth time when he was wo...

Small In Size, Big In Classroom Disruption

Martin Edlund | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact
Martin Edlund

As kids go back to the classroom across the U.S., mosquitos continue to cause millions of missed school days each year in Africa.

In Foreclosure-Ridden Florida, 'Zombie' Swimming Pools Add To Mosquito Woes

Mother Nature Network | Matt Hickman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network. It’s been well-established that summertime’s most irksome creature, the female mosquit...

PHOTOS: Ever Seen A Mosquito Emerge From Its Pupa?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.06.2014 | Green

As it turns out, a bloodsucking, disease-spreading creature can also be also surprisingly majestic. Entomologist and photographer Alex Wild capture...

Blood-Engorged Bug Is Fossil First

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 10.15.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — In a steamy tropical forest 46 million years ago, a prehistoric mosquito bit a critter, drew blood and was blown int...

A HORRIFYING Side Effect Of Climate Change | Posted 12.10.2013 | Green

Here we look at a few species that, at least for the moment, are enjoying the change in clime. First up, the dreaded mosquito. ...

Mosquito Populations Are Booming This Year

Posted 07.25.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: You're not imagining that high-pitched whine in your ear or the itch on your arm. Mosquito populations acr...

FOUND: A Good Way To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 06.06.2013 | HuffPost Home

One of the more unusual features of living in a coastal area is that we have our very own mosquito commission. (And you thought your job was boring.) ...

Tiny 'Bug' May Turn Tables On Death-Dealing Insect

| Posted 05.13.2013 | Science

By Martin Enserink For thousands of years, mosquitoes have made people sick. But now humanity may have found a way to turn the tables. In a new stud...

Should Mutant Mosquitos Be Released Into Florida?

Posted 07.17.2012 | Miami

Mosquitoes aren't just a pesky nuisance causing Floridians to claw at swollen welts on their limbs; they can also transmit deadly disease. Back in 200...

14 Natural Ways To Treat Mosquito Bites

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Mosquitoes can carry life-threatening diseases, but for many people, torturous itchiness feels like more of a threat. While there are plenty of way...

World Malaria Day: 5 Ways To Fight The Disease

Posted 04.25.2012 | Impact

In the time it takes for a malaria-infected mosquito to bite, you could do your part to end the spread of this deadly, but preventable, disease. Ev...

The City Where You're Most Likely To Get A Mosquito Bite Is...

Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living

This year's unseasonably warm winter means that bugs usually killed by the cold have hung around -- and they're hungry. As temps continue to rise, mos...

Kate Gosselin, Sarah Palin & 8 Kids Go Camping -- in Alaska

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Stir

For an upcoming episode of Kate Plus 8, Kate Gosselin and her brood will be hauling it to the woods for a camping trip with none other than Sarah Palin.

Don't Let Dengue Fever Take a Bite Out of Your Key West Vacation

Amber DeGrace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Amber DeGrace

Be wary of the mosquitoes but don't let them scare you off because you'll be missing out on a bounty full of beauty and many friendly island characters.

Ten Records That Made This Cruddy Decade a Little More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

The ten records that made my decade may not be the most cutting-edge or most obscure or significant of groundbreaking. But they're mine, and I love 'em all passionately. Here's my soundtrack to the decade of "Mission Accomplished."

The Bednet Bottle

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edward J. Murray

In my memory, those night-time mosquitoes didn't zzzziinngg around the room, they screamed in my ear.