Researchers have discovered that arachnophobes tend to overestimate spider size when they see an eight-legged creepy-crawly.
Researchers may have found a new way to diagnose Lyme disease, based on a distinctive gene signature they discovered,
If you're headed out of town - no matter where you're going - you'd be wise to at least consider the bed bug situation at your hotel.
Does your hotel - or home - have bed bugs? Here's how to check for bed bugs!
Scientists report that super lice populations in at least 25 states have developed resistance to over-the-counter treatments. Is your state affected?
You can get rid of most head lice with proper treatment. Here are some tips to help.
Unfortunately, you can't just slap on a little sunscreen and expect to be safe from sunburn. Here's what you need to know.
Bugs do more than just bug people - insect stings cause as many as 100 deaths each year. Here's how to avoid and treat insect bites & stings.
It might be hard to believe that there really are insects in food products found today - or that the bug bits are put there on purpose. Here's why.
While the thought of a bug crawling makes you flinch, most insect bites are harmless and fade on their own. Here's how to avoid these pests and their bites.
Early exposure to bacteria and certain allergens may help shape children's immune responses - leading to a lower allergy & asthma risk.
Triglycerides, cholesterol and other essential fatty acids - the scientific term for fats the body can't make on its own - store energy, insulate us and protect our vital organs.
Before you lace up your hiking boots and head to the great outdoors, take note. Every year, thousands of adults, children and pets across the country are exposed to Lyme disease and other diseases carried by t...
If you find a tick attached to your skin, there's no need to panic. A plain set of fine-tipped tweezers will remove a tick quite effectively.