7 Reasons Mosquitoes Bite You and No One Else

It's true: Mosquitos are attracted to some people more than others. Here are the factors that increase your risk of mosquito bites, plus how to prevent them.

Tick and mosquito illnesses have tripled. Here's how to protect yourself

From 2004 to 2016, the number of diseases caused by ticks, fleas and mosquitoes more than tripled and warmer temps may are partly to blame, according to new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Bumps on the Palms

Bumps on the palms occur with many skin infections and disorders, some temporary and others more persistent.

Can an Allergic Reaction Look Like Bites?

At first glance, it can be hard to tell if itchy skin bumps are from bites or an allergic reaction. Close inspection can usually help determine the culprit.

First Stages of Brown Recluse Bites

The brown recluse is a spider found almost exclusively in the southwestern and midwestern United States. As its name suggests, the brown recluse tends to reside in hidden areas, such as closets, attics, barns, and piles of rocks or wood. It is a poisonous spider, releasing a toxic venom into the skin during each bite.

Calories in Bite-Size Snickers

The bite-size Snickers bar, also known as Snickers Miniature, is the smallest offering in the Snickers candy bar family. Bite into a bite-size Snickers bar for a tiny treat that packs bite-sized calories.

How to Reduce Swelling in the Fingers After an Animal Bite Infection

Animal bites are a common occurrence, particularly among children. According to the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, dogs cause the majority of animal bites in the United States. Other animals that bite humans include cat, rodents and farm animals.

Flu-Like Symptoms After a Tick Bite

Ticks commonly carry disease-causing bacteria, parasites and viruses. Bites from these spider-like pests often transmit infectious diseases to humans.

Baby and Bed Bug Bites

Bed bugs live in warm and dry places, like mattresses, and feed on blood. A person of any age is at risk for getting bed bug bites and the treatment is the same for every age. If your baby gets bitten by bed bugs, you can handle it by controlling the itching and discomfort and eliminating the bed bugs.

Common Symptoms of a House Spider Bite

House spiders belong to a species in the Tegenaria group, according to GreenNature.com. This species group includes the hobo spider, domestic and common house spider and the giant house spider. The hobo spider is the most dangerous in this group, but is found mostly in the Pacific Northwest.

The 5-Bite Diet

In 2007, Dr. Alwin C. Lewis published "Why Weight Around?," a book that encourages readers to follow the five-bite diet for weight-loss. Like many fad diets, this plan promises fast weight loss results, but the program has its share of flaws.

Insect Bites When Pregnant

Insect bites during pregnancy may be harmless, but they may also endanger you and your unborn child. Diseases from insects can transfer from mother to child and cause pregnancy complications. Additionally, what seems like a bug bite could be a more-serious condition, such as papular dermatitis.