Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
They feed on us, make their homes on us, and generally make our lives miserable. Bloodsucking lice and fleas are pests of the first order! Learn how these parasites can’t live without us and how humans have been battling the itchy critters since the dawn of time. Special sections give information on the plague-producing history of rat fleas and h …
What is that annoying whine? What made those horrible bites that itch like crazy? The answer to these creepy questions is FLIES, one of the world’s most important creatures. Buzz off, Flies! offers information on life cycles, family trees, and the fly’s unique relationship with humans.
Ever get the icky sensation that your skin is crawling? Feasting Bedbugs, Mites, and Ticks examines the tiny, sometimes microscopic, insects that make their homes in our homes and on our bodies. A special section explains the origins of the old adage: sleep tight and don’t let the bedbugs bite.