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Health officials probe mystery bug bites in Virginia county

July 30 (UPI) -- Virginia health officials and insect experts are trying to determine the origins of mysterious bug bites being reported by residents of one county. Locals in Arlington County said they have received what initially appear to be mosquito bites, but the bumps quickly swelled to much larger than what would normally be expected.
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AnimalsWashington Post

Oak-mite bites: Cicadas may have left D.C. region an itchy gift

The incessant, shrieking sounds of cicadas may no longer be afflicting the Washington region, but experts say the insects may be bringing a new nuisance — oak leaf itch mites. And they bite. “We wake up at night just scratching,” said Cynthia Palmer of Arlington, speaking for herself and her...
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Chicago, ILPosted by
Chicago Tribune

Large, dark red and good for your garden: Meet the cicada killer wasp

“I found some large holes in between the bricks in my driveway, along with some little piles of sand by the holes. I was wondering what insect might be making them, as I do not see any ants in the vicinity. There have been some unusually large wasps flying around this area.” — Leticia Burns, Evanston Your description sounds like there may be cicada killer wasps nesting in your driveway. They ...
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Estes Park, COestesparknews.com

A Rehabilitation Story

I have been a licensed bird rehabilitator in Estes Park for more than 30 years. In that time, thousands of injured and orphaned birds have either been brought to me, or I had to retrieve. Last year was a record year for new patents. This year has been a bit slower, as the bird numbers seem to be extremely low.
Northfield, NJliterock969.com

Why Eddie Davis Appreciates the Quick, Compassionate Care at Shore Urgent Care

With 14-year-old twins, Eileen and Bridget, my household is already buzzing with back-to-school activities: The girls run cross country in the fall and play basketball year-round, and their sports practices are starting. My wife is helping them with that back to school shopping. The whole season is like Christmas — it seems to start earlier and earlier each year.
New York City, NYPosted by
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Super Small Insect From Asia Brings Havoc To New York Maple Trees

In New York, maple syrup is a huge thing during the autumn time. The trees that produced the sweet sticky syrup are being attacked by an outside invader. With an abundance of maple trees in Central New York, it is worth keeping an eye out for the Asian Longhorned Beetle. This little bug is fairly distinct with its size and color pattern. It is a 2-inch bug that has black and white coloring on their antennas. They also have white spots on their shells.
Danville, PAnorthcentralpa.com

Geisinger launches on-demand telehealth appointments for urgent care

Danville, Pa. -- On-demand virtual visits are now available for conditions usually seen at Geisinger's ConvenientCare urgent care centers such as cold and flu symptoms, allergies, rashes, headaches, insect bites, sinus infections, or urinary tract infections. This allows patients to receive non-emergency care without having to leave home. During these...
Stillwater, OKokstate.edu

OSU plant and insect detectives are on the case

Media Contact: Donald Stotts | Agricultural Communications Services | 405-744-4079 | donald.stotts@okstate.edu. A homeowner’s formerly beautiful bush outside the front entryway is far behind in sprouting its usual amount of foliage. Mysterious insects can be seen crawling up and down the branches. What to do?. Time to call in the...