Bites and Stings News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/13/2002
Manifest Destiny for West Nile Virus

CDC says it's spreading, establishing strong foothold in U.S.

5/17/2002
Reality Bites

Antivenin supplies running low as snakebite season hits

3/18/2002
Bulls-Eye Rash May Be Tardy Lyme Sign

Study says rash is red throughout in early infection

11/26/2001
Genes Found for Mosquitoes' Sense of Scents

Discovery could lead to better, safer repellents

9/24/2001
Dengue Fever Reported in Hawaii

Mosquito-borne illness a problem on Pacific islands

9/18/2001
Suckers Sicced on Sore Knees

Study: Leeches relieve pain of osteoarthritis

9/8/2001
Red Alert for Yellow Jackets

Pesky insects pose major stinging threat this time of year

8/29/2001
Why Happy Cats Don't Get Bitten

Catnip wards off mosquitoes, new research finds

8/22/2001
Wildlife Rabies Vaccine Infects Woman

Experts call it a rare case in a successful program

7/31/2001
Four Stars Won't Stop Bedbug Bites

Experts warn renewed insect infestation affects even the fanciest U.S. hotels

6/28/2001
Pick Your Bug Sprays Wisely

Be careful with those containing DEET