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A Morning Full of Beetle Research... *yawn* by BwhoUR Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 12:07am Oh gosh, what drama we've had this morning. Would you believe that for the last 2 hours I have been on the phone with my husband and we're both sitting in front of our computers, he at the office, me at the house, scrutinizing the entomology of black beetles? For the love of Pete! Yes, beetles. See, blister beetles can kill your horses. B ... Read on »
All Those Bugs at the Gym, Oh My! by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:14am By: Jenny Walters A recent article on Cnn.com entitledGerm warfare moves to the gymby Linda Saether dealt with the ever increases germs that are present at gyms around the U.S. According to Dr. Brian Adams, director of University of Cincinnati Sports Dermatology Clinic, “Gyms are great for fitness, but like fun in the sun, you just have to ... Read on »
Bed bugs problems and your home by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 22 Apr 2012 10:02pm If you and your home is ever unfortunate enough to be infested with bed bugs, you will know how terrible it is. These tiny creatures are parasitic insects that feed on human blood (real blood suckers) whose preferred adobe is the bed on which you sleep. As you can see, they are brownish in color with flattened body with no functioning w ... Read on »
A Walk For Sunshine Book and DVD Review by KovasP Posted Tue 24 Jan 2012 8:50am I love the outdoors and have always dreamed of hiking for extended periods. When we lived in Virginia, we actually hiked a portion of the Appalachian Trail while geocaching, which was an amazing experience. Jeff Alt went further, a lot further. He hiked the entire distance (about 2,160 miles the year he thruhiked) and this book and ... Read on »
MEGAN MONDAY: Bug Off… Naturally by MySuperFoods Posted Mon 01 Jul 2013 1:54pm With Summer in full-swing and the Fourth of July at our heels, we all know what that means – prolonged periods of time outdoors where we are all susceptible as meals to all kinds of creatures ranging from mosquitoes to ticks.  More importantly, being bitten by insects like mosquitoes and ticks runs the risk of contracting the West Nile V ... Read on »
Snug As A Bug by david hamilton Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 7:05pm The sun is shining today but the rain continues to fall. One of the birds Sunflowers was beginning to open today. I took a photo and discovered an insect nestling within the folds of the petals. Pretty much dry..as snug as a bug in a rug! He will get to taste the nectar within the flower and stay dry. I spent five hours at the plot yesterd ... Read on »
Trying not to bug out by Mollyb Posted Mon 30 Aug 2010 6:29am Thirteen days from the marathon, and I really hope I didn't injure myself on my 12 mile run Sunday. Two years ago I pulled my left hamstring doing speed work, ended up not running for months, and having to go to Physical Therapy.  I'm vigilant about icing it after every run, stretching before and after a run, and using my foam roller if I fee ... Read on »
Don’t Let Mosquito Bites Bug You This Summer by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Jul 2013 6:00am Summer brings days spent at the poolside and the aroma of barbecue meals. But the season also tows in a swarm of vicious vampires, and not the sparkling Hollywood kind. Mosquitoes are prowling and chances are you’ve got the bites to show for it. The itch is often unbearable and no matter how much you resist the sensation, fighting the urge to s ... Read on »
Refit Week 6 - The Bug Fixes Begin by SV Crystal Blues Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 2:12pm You might ask who chose that delightful new colour scheme - hey everyone else is ! Truth is, we're six weeks into refit and starting to deal with the "unexpected". That is PVC floor covering taped over the topsides to protect them during the sand blasting. Woops.... Soon after hauling the boat from the water we noticed a reasonable number of ... Read on »
Refit Week 6 - The Bug Fixes Begin by SV Crystal Blues Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm You might ask who chose that delightful new colour scheme - hey everyone else is ! Truth is, we're six weeks into refit and starting to deal with the "unexpected". That is PVC floor covering taped over the topsides to protect them during the sand blasting. Woops.... Soon after hauling the boat from the water we noticed a reasonable numbe ... Read on »