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Preventing The Spread Of Zika Virus At The Workplace
Feb 8th 2016

Preventing The Spread Of Zika Virus At The Workplace

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared a "public health emergency of international concern" over Zika virus due to it's rapid spread across the globe and it's link to an alarming spike in birth defects. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Aedes mosquito-borne virus is believed to potentially cause pregnant wo … read more
Sep 6th 2012

West Nile Poses Health Hazard in Wake of Hurricane Isaac

Residents of the areas affected by Hurricane Isaac could see (or at least hear) greater numbers of mosquitoes and have increased exposure to the West Nile virus soon according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The recent Category 1 hurricane, while lacking the raging winds of faster-moving storm systems, brought wide-spread flooding and that flooding may create expanded b … read more
Sunscreen First, Then Insect Repellent - Not an All-In-One
May 24th 2012

Sunscreen First, Then Insect Repellent - Not an All-In-One

With summer fast approaching, we all know we need sunscreen to protect our skin.  We also know that if we want to keep away those pesky mosquitoes that like to snack on us this time of year and protect against insect-born disease, bug repellent is a great idea, too.  So, wouldn't a sunscreen that includes an insect repellent be perfect?  Actually, no. The Center for Disease … read more
Apr 16th 2012

Bug X 30 - Effective Long-Term Insect Repellent

Bug X 30 with DEET keeps mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, fleas and other pests away without making you feel like you've just rubbed Kerosene on your skin. Bug X follows the new suggestions from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to reduce the amount of DEET concentration, while creating a non-greasy towelette application that remains effective for more than seven hours. Effective … read more