Research to Help Honeybees

Honeybees are incredibly important to our ecosystem, and in recent years it has been discovered just how devastating the impact of pesticides has been on the bee population. Without pollinators like bees, humans wouldn’t be able to produce the crops we need, so it’s important to find a way to both protect the food humans…

Zika Prevention Tips

Ways to Avoid the Zika Virus in Houston, TX With the Zika outbreak rapidly spreading across the Americas, prevention is key to preventing the disease. Once Zika is contracted, it causes flu-like symptoms that often go unnoticed. Unfortunately, the virus carries a risk of birth defects and deaths among unborn children. If a pregnant woman…

Top 5 Ways to Avoid the Zika Virus

The Zika virus has been scaring many travelers away from the tropics. Below are five ways to avoid contracting Zika. Use an effective insect repellant When you are outdoors, use an insect repellant. The CDC recommends using a product that contains DEET. Although the use of DEET on the skin has been controversial, a 2014 Popular…