Articles For Diseases

  • Hantavirus and Arenavirus
  • These recently identified and potentially deadly diseases are associated with the droppings and urine of rodents. These rodents often live around and in homes. Just what precautions you should take are covered in this important article.

  • Mosquitoes: West Nile Virus
  • A disease that has swept across North America in just a few short years, killing millions of birds, thousands of horses, and a great many humans. Where did it come from, how is it spread, and how can we prevent the disease for ourselves and our family?

  • Ticks: Lyme Disease
  • One of several “new” diseases spread from bugs to people, Lyme Disease can cause serious health problems that persist and worsen for years. An understanding of the ticks and avoiding being bitten is a first line of defense.