Home-Stored Food Pests

What is a food pest? One of the most common household problems – insects living in pantries, devouring and contaminating stored natural products. While these insects usually present little to no health hazard, some species (notably carpet beetles) can induce irritations and allergies.
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Wasp Stings: Definition, Symptoms and Remedies

Learn everything about wasp stings. What to expect, symptoms and treatments at home. Allergic reaction to wasp stings must be treated immediately!

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Itchy skin? Identify What Bit You

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There are numerous types of insects such as wasps, fire ants, hornets and bees that bite and sting. Although most bites are harmless and cause a temporary discomfort some can be quite dangerous to your health and can lead to conditions like the Lyme disease, West Nile virus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

Learning to identify insect bites is one of the best ways to determine whether you need to seek medical attention or treat the skin on your own.

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Can Pests Trigger Allergies and Asthma?

Asthma and allergies occur as a result of the body reacting to substances that are commonly found in the air that we breathe. Allergy symptoms include sneezing, sore eyes, itchy throat and a runny nose.

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