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Mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya fever has reached Long Island

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (PIX11) – The same insect that brought us the West Nile Virus is infecting people with a relatively new and painful illness. 321 more words



Four generations of my family have owned and run country hotels. The hospitality trade, filled with the comings and goings of people – the liveliness of the pub, where my father inherited the name Jokie, after all his storytelling to captivated listeners hugging their lagers, to all the mouths to feed in the dinning room – all of this is part of us. 1,547 more words



Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

If you’ve ever wondered what a mosquito looks like after taking a bite out of you, here’s one with a full stomach. The mosquitos were out in force this afternoon when I spotted this one at rest. 28 more words

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The Siege

I got very little sleep that night, thanks to an air assault to rival the Battle of Britain.

At first, I accepted the invasion as the inevitable side effect of reading in bed.  485 more words

State Health Officials Urge Md. Residents To Take Precautions Against West Nile Virus

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– A warning is being issued to beware of bugs this summer. State health officials are urging Maryland residents to take precaution to protect themselves from mosquitoes which could be carrying diseases like the West Nile Virus. 465 more words


Cedar Oil - The Safer Solution To Fleas, Ticks and Mosquitoes

It seems these days more and more people are awakening to the benefits of natural products for their pets. Just take a stroll down any aisle in a pet store and you’re bound to see earth-toned packages declaring catch-phrases such as “all-natural”, “organic”, or “holistic”. 986 more words