Archive for July, 2017

11 Early Signs of Lyme Disease to Watch For

If you’ve been outside — especially in the woods, or in grassy areas — definitely do a “tick check,” or close inspection of your skin, as soon as you get home. “It’s essential to look closely, too,” says Troyano. “Tick nymphs may resemble a ‘walking freckle,’ so stare at your arms and legs for a few minutes. Use a mirror to look at your back and other areas of your body that are not readily visible.” And definitely hop in the shower. http://bit.ly/2tjVsfC

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TSA to Scan More Than Just Laptops

The Transportation Security Administration’s pilot program is to address an increase in passengers cramming more and more stuff into their carry-on bags.  http://bit.ly/2umb4hP

Create Bee Habitats in Parking Lots

Recognizing that “every urban center has at least 10 percent of its land use area dedicated to parking,” Bilot proposed a plan to connect rural and suburban foraging habitats of the native bees through urban parking lots. This would provide even the smallest bee with foraging opportunities through habitat corridors. http://bit.ly/2sq427V