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Wasp and hornet stings

Wasp and hornet stings are a serious threat to public health. Allergic reactions to these venomous insects account for about 225,000 emergency room visits and as many as 100 deaths per year in the U.S. (a mortality rate that may be under-reported due to deaths mistakenly attributed to heart attacks... more
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Hornets in Your Yard

Yellow jackets, or hornets, are the slim yellow and black striped bees that are a type of wasp and can sting repeatedly. They can build homes, which are usually not completely visible, a couple inches inside a structure. The yellow jackets will be visible going in and out, and may be audible as... more
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10 Most Deadly Bugs

You may be surprised to find out the top 10 most deadly insects, some of them may be deadly due to the sheer number of them and their venem, others may be a more common house pest that you didn't realize could even harm you. Anopheles Mosquito:  Mosquitoes can lead to serious illness... more
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