7 Myths About Getting Rid of Mosquitoes You Need to Stop Using

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to controlling mosquitoes. Despite what you may have heard, the food you eat won’t affect your chances of being bitten, and neither will buying a bunch of citronella candles. To help you separate fact from fiction, we spoke to Stan Cope, president of the American Mosquito Control […]

Phosphine pesticide used to kill bedbugs causes Fort McMurray baby’s death

http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2655551423/ Four children remain in separate Alberta hospitals, following the death of a baby, after all were exposed to an illegally-imported pesticide used by their mother to kill bedbugs in a Fort McMurray apartment. Pesticide blamed in 8-month-old’s death in Fort McMurray Five children in hospital after ‘unknown’ spill in Fort McMurray apartment An eight-month-old girl died Monday […]

More birth defects in US seen due to mosquito-born Zika virus

The mosquito-born Zika virus may be responsible for an increase in birth defects in U.S. states and territories even in women who had no lab evidence of Zika exposure during pregnancy, U.S. health officials said on Thursday. Areas in which the mosquito-borne virus has been circulating, including Puerto Rico, southern Florida and part of south […]

Toddler at risk of losing sight after severe reaction to mosquito bite

A PARAFIELD Gardens toddler has come dangerously close to losing her eyesight after a severe reaction to a mosquito bite. Kelly and Chris Lovegrove’s daughter Maddison, 19 months, went to sleep as normal on New Year’s Eve but woke the following day with her right eye swollen shut. Maddison, who often suffers strong reactions to […]

Selama 2017 Ada 42 Warga Pekalongan Menderita Penyakit Kaki Gajah

Pekalongan – Dinas Kesehatan Pekalongan mencatat ada 42 orang yang terjangkit penyakit kaki gajah selama tahun 2017. Ada dua kecamatan yang disebut sebagai zona merah penyakit ini. “Tercatat tahun ini total ada 42 warga menyebar di berbagai kecamatan. Yang terparah di Kecamatan Tirto dan Wiradesa,” kata Setiawan Dwi Antoro, Sekertaris Dinas Kesehatan Pekalongan, pada detikcom Rabu […]

Penggunaan Obat Nyamuk Bakar Buruk Buat Kesehatan

  Di banyak negara penggunaan obat nyamuk bakar dengan aromanya yang khas merupakan pemandangan biasa yang terlihat setiap malam. Namun apakah obat nyamuk tersebut memang betul bisa menghalau nyamuk, dan apakah menghirup aroma obat nyamuk tersebut tidak lebih buruk dibandingkan terkena gigitan nyamuk? Obat nyamuk yang kita lihat sekarang dalam bentuk kawat melingkar baru tersedia […]

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