Tag: stinging insects

Stinging Insects Active in Late Summer

Stinging insects such as yellowjackets, wasps and hornets send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room each year. And, if that's not bad enough, they become extra feisty in late summer and early fall when their colonies forage for food to sustain their queens during the winter months. While... more
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Mid-Summer Mosquitoes

We have reached the mid-summer point and mosquitoes are still biting us with force. In order to enjoy the rest of our summer nights, don’t let uninvited guests like mosquitoes crash your party. Steps to protect yourself from Mosquito bites and the illnesses that they can cause: Use insect... more
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Beware of the Sting

The summer season is a time to enjoy the sunshine and the great outdoors, but it’s also the time when stinging insects can make an appearance at picnics, cookouts and pool parties. Exterminators, warns that yellow jackets, wasps, hornets and other common stinging insects can pose an increased... more
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Safeguarding Your Home Against Allergies and Asthma

Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America designates May as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.  This is an ideal time to educate the public about triggers, prevention and treatment measures for asthma and allergic diseases. In recognition of this important observation,... more
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