Dragonfly Landing Strip

We’ve already established this wet summer has helped create a bumper crop of mosquitoes.  Each time I think about having dinner outdoors on the deck, I check the time of day.  Once the sun goes […]

CBS 62–08/23/2011

The a female mosquito prepares to bite the photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva. During the summer, the Everglades closes its camping facilities almost entirely because of the onslaught of mosquitoes. Traps are put up throughout Flamingo where 250,000 mosquitoes a day are collected.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Warren Mayor Calls To Prevent Mosquito Breeding Grounds

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts wants to “blast” the usual mosquito breeding grounds throughout the city, before West Nile Virus becomes a problem this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2011

Mosquitoes Making An Early Appearance This Spring

Mosquitoes are making an early appearance in Michigan due to our wet spring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2011

Health Officials Want Vigilance On Encephalitis

Health officials are reminding people to be vigilant about taking steps to prevent the spread of Eastern equine encephalitis in Michigan.


3rd Case Of Equine Encephalitis In Michigan

A 52-year-old southwest Michigan woman is recovering in a rehab center from the state’s third case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.


West Nile Case Identified In Michigan

Health officials have confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus in Michigan this summer. A Pittsfield Township man tested positive for a mild form of the illness, known as West Nile Fever, but […]


Summer Health Myths Debunked

So – you think you know all you need to about staying safe and healthy during the summer. What if much of what you think you know is wrong? On “The Early Show” Tuesday, Men’s […]