Scientists: Freezing Cold Winter Could Mean Much Fewer Bugs In SummerAs many states are still digging out from the frigid "bomb cyclone," some are looking for the possible bright side of a brutal winter: less bugs in the summer.
Tips And Tricks For Keeping Mosquitoes Away This SummerFew things ruin a cookout, picnic or trip to pool faster than hearing the buzzing noise of mosquitoes.
Best Bug Sprays For Protection From Zika VirusThe Zika virus and other viruses are carried by certain mosquitoes. With lots of outdoor activities just around the corner, how do you protect yourself?
City Spraying Pesticide In West End After Mosquitoes Test Positive For West NileWith the news that samples of mosquitoes from Pittsburgh’s West End tested positive for West Nile Virus, local health officials have taken action.
Rainy Weather Breeding More Mosquitoes, Leads To West Nile ConcernsWhen it rains and water ponds, mosquitos breed faster than ever.
Mosquito Population Expected To Boom Due To Rainy SummerThe Allegheny County Health Department says they're actively testing mosquitos for West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Virus.
Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests AwaySummer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs
Consumer Reports Tests Safer, Effective Insect Repellents Mosquitoes and ticks are a nuisance, but even worse, they can spread diseases like West Nile and Lyme. Now, some types of those insects are responsible for carrying new diseases — chikungunya and Powassan.
Health Department Issues Chikungunya Virus AlertThe Pennsylvania Health Department issued an alert about a special type of virus being spread by mosquitoes.
New Study Questions Long-Lasting Effects Of Mosquito RepellentA new study suggests that DEET, a mosquito repellent, may not be effective in the long run, but local experts argue otherwise.
Bat Disease Epidemic Could Lead To Increase In Insects A disease affecting the bat population could lead to an increase in mosquitoes this summer.
Bucks Co. Man Is Pa.’s 1st West Nile Death Of 2013A Bucks County resident is the state's first person to die from West Nile virus this year, according to state officials.