Texas Bugs and the Diseases the Carry – What to Do?

Texas Bugs & Their Diseases “Hey kids, be sure to put on bug spray at Field Day. We don’t want to get malaria!” – not something you hear in 2018.  But for hundreds of years in this country, malaria was actually pretty common. It wasn’t until the 1950s that the US government undertook a massive program (spraying millions of homes …

Chicken Salmonella

Don’t Cuddle That Chicken!

Salmonella Dangers You know about Salmonella, right? It’s the “raw cookie dough” bacteria. You know, as in, “Don’t eat raw cookie dough or you’ll get Salmonella.” Raw Eggs = Salmonella Or maybe your college boyfriend watched Rocky too many times and cracked raw eggs into his protein shakes, and you remember something similar. Why’s that? Because Salmonella comes from chickens!   …