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Scientists just completed a census of the creepy crawlies that live in our homes

Do you know the bugs that share your home? No? Well, pull up a chair and get acquainted. Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado Boulder …


Tick-borne diseases rare here, but do occur

Ticks creep out most people, for good reasons.


Study: Like a tree, growth rings show lobster age

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — For the first time, scientists have figured out how to determine the age of a lobster — by counting its rings, like a tree. Nobody knows …


Man’s roach-eating death raises question: Why?

MIAMI (AP) — As a Florida medical examiner tries to determine how 32-year-old Edward Archbold died after eating insects during a contest to win a snake, people around the country …


Man’s death after eating roaches raises questions

MIAMI (AP) — As a Florida medical examiner tries to determine how 32-year-old Edward Archbold died after eating insects during a contest to win a snake, people around the country …


Man dies after live roach-eating contest in Fla.

MIAMI (AP) — A contestant in a roach-eating contest who downed dozens of live bugs and worms collapsed and died shortly after winning the contest in South Florida, authorities say. …


Man dies after live roach-eating contest in Fla.

MIAMI (AP) — The winner of a roach-eating contest in South Florida died shortly after downing dozens of the live bugs as well as worms, authorities said Monday. About 30 …


Plague, hantavirus, West Nile: How to avoid them

The “bugs” of late summer are biting. The nation is having its worst West Nile virus season in a decade, and up to 10,000 people who stayed in California cabins …


Scorpion sting leaves Arizona woman with huge bill

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman is wondering what hurt more: getting stung by a scorpion or seeing her hospital bill after treatment. Marcie Edmonds says the bill from Chandler …