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Medical Expert Information and Advice on Chikungunya Virus

Read some important information about Chikungunya, a disease spread by mosquito bites. Learn about the symptoms, treatment and prevention of the virus.

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How Cockroaches, Dust Mites & Rodents Trigger Allergy Symptoms

Common household pests, such as cockroaches, dust mites, rodents such as mice and rats, stinging insects and mold are all major triggers of allergies and asthma.

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Diseases Spread By Nuisance Wildlife

Raccoons, bats, skunks and other wildlife are known to spread infectious diseases like rabies, Hantavirus and plague. Here's a lesson in prevention and treatment.

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How to Treat Bee or Wasp Stings

Stinging insects like bees, wasps and yellowjackets can inflict painful stings when disturbed. Learn how to remove a stinger and treat a bee sting.

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Health Info on Ticks and Lyme Disease

Dr. Jorge Parada discusses everything you need to know about Lyme disease from prevention tips to symptoms and treatment.

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Health Info on Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus

Dr. Parada addresses common questions about West Nile virus including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Hidden Allergy Triggers in Your Home

Pests like cockroaches and rodents can cause allergies and trigger asthma attacks, especially in children. Learn more about the hidden allergy triggers in your home.

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How to Treat Bed Bug Bites and Other Bed Bug FAQs

Discover the common symptoms of bed bug bites and how to tell them apart from other bug bites.

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An Overview of the Real Health Risks Posed By Mice and Rat Infestations

Learn about diseases like Hantavirus, which are spread by rodents, and find out expert tips for getting rid of these critters in the house.

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The Truth about Cockroaches and Health

Dr. Jorge Parada explains the link between cockroach allergies and children and asthma, as well as other germs and diseases that cockroaches carry.

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Spider Bites: Symptoms, Signs & Spider Bite Treatment

Concerned about a spider bite? Discover the common symptoms of spider bites, when to worry and how to tell them apart from other bug bites.

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The Truth About Bed Bugs & Health

Here are the 10 things you need to know about bed bugs and your health.