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mosquitoes

Make your garden one of delights, not dangers

Eager to get outside? Go for it! Just take care to limit your risks.

Health officials: Encephalitis cases ‘troubling’

Until the first hard frost, avoiding mosquito bites will reduce the risk of exposure to Eastern equine encephalitis.

Genetic engineering—the bloodsucker’s doom

Scientists have devised a bacteria that can interfere with mosquito reproduction, which may help cut down on the insect's population.

En garde! The mosquitoes have arrived

If you want a safe summer for your family, take ample steps to protect against the winged bloodsuckers and the dangerous diseases they carry.

Illness from ‘kissing bug’ now widespread in U.S.

Without early treatment, Chagas disease can cause heart failure.

Zika: Why Brazil, why now?

Several factors—including economics, climate and population—are all likely contributors, experts say.

Bad news for those who smell ‘appetizing’

DNA-linked body odor may determine whether you're mosquito bait.

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