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2013-06-24 23:03:11

Homeowners can take action on various deterrents and safeguard their homes this summer from unwanted pests. Asheboro, NC (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Easy living is everyone’s goal during the summer; no one wants to deal with pests in their yards and homes. Unfortunately, the summer brings a whole variety of insects out of hiding, including fleas, ticks, bees and wasps. Otho’s Pest Management, a top pest control company based in Asheboro, wants to share some information on how homeowners...

2013-06-04 23:04:48

Experts say this year´s tick season could be worse than ever. Lyme Research Alliance on the best ways to stay tick-safe this summer. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Warmer weather is here and with it comes more time spent outdoors hiking, gardening, biking and enjoying other fun activities. Unfortunately, the warm weather also encourages the emergence of ticks and increases your risk of contracting Lyme disease. “2012 was one of the worst tick years on record and Lyme disease...

2013-05-17 23:03:39

With Lyme Disease Awareness Month under way, FetchRx.com has announced that it will provide pet owners with a 50% Discount on Flea and Tick Products. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 After hearing the sad story of a family who suddenly lost their dog to Lyme disease, FetchRx.com felt it was time to do something about it. With May being Lyme Disease Awareness Month, they knew the time was now. The question was “how?” In recognition that Lyme disease is caused by a tick bite,...

2013-05-13 23:28:02

Pet Parents Willing to Spend Money on Tick Protection New York, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 In honor of Lyme Disease Awareness Month this May, industry leader PetCareRx is announcing the results of its first Spring Tickitude Survey, revealing how pet parents across the country feel about the threat of ticks as well as their lifestyle choices around tick prevention and protection. With over 400 pet parents polled nationwide, the survey reveals that 4 out of 5 pet households are concerned about...

2013-05-10 23:24:16

Diseases contracted from tick and flea bites are common this time of year. In an attempt to increase awareness, Sovereign is hosting a pet photo contest for a chance to win an extermination service for fleas, ticks and fire ants. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Sovereign Pest Control is offering residents of Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, a year of Pet Lovers´ Extermination Service to the contestant´s photo with the most votes. Please visit...

2013-05-09 23:31:20

Brittney Shipp, meteorologist of NBC TV 10 Philadelphia, interviewed Dr. Dominick Braccia D.O., Medical Director of Haverford Wellness Center in Harleysville, PA about the tick population, how it is multiplying during spring weather, and how to avoid getting infected. Harleysville, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 May 1, 2013 Brittney Shipp meteorologist of NBC TV 10 Philadelphia interviewed Dr. Dominick Braccia D.O., Medical Director of Haverford Wellness Center in Harleysville, PA today about...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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