September 27, 2017

Exposure to Pet and Pest Allergens During Infancy Linked to Reduced Asthma Risk

Children exposed to high indoor levels of pet or pest allergens during infancy have a lower risk of developing asthma by 7 years of age, new […]
June 26, 2017

UV Light Proves Useful for Attracting Cigarette and Drugstore Beetles

A recent study revealed that LED and ultraviolet are effective means of monitoring populations of cigarette and drugstore beetles, Entomology Today reports. The beetles, which received […]
June 26, 2017

As Mosquito Season Looms, Officials Worry About Zika Preparation

Zika could be making a comeback this year after it stopped appearing in headlines, but the threat level is not quite clear, USA Today reports. No […]
June 26, 2017

‘Tick Project’ Aims to Eliminate Tick-Borne Illness in Neighborhoods

Scientists have begun a five-year research project called the Tick Project, aimed at discovering the most effective form of tick control in a residential neighborhood area. […]
June 26, 2017

Charleston Leads State in Travel-Related Zika Cases

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – A new map released by the state health department shows Charleston County with the most reported cases of the Zika virus than […]
June 26, 2017

Charleston FD: Bed Bugs Reported at Three Fire Stations

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Over the last few weeks, bedbugs have been discovered at three Charleston fire stations — Station 20 on Daniel Island, and Stations […]