Bedbugs

Bedbugs can be a problem in the cleanest of homes. These insects need only human blood to survive, so having an immaculate home will not keep them away. And it’s easy to bring bedbugs home. They can crawl into luggage, clothing, and even furniture, unnoticed. Once inside your home, bedbugs will find a hiding place.…

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bug bites and stings

Although most bug bites and stings are harmless, some can be dangerous. This is especially true if you are allergic to the bug’s venom, or if the bug is carrying a disease. In the United States, it’s common to experience a bite or sting from the following types of bugs: Mosquitoes Fleas Bedbugs Biting flies…

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Friday July 5th, 2019

Friday July 5th:   The following offices are open: Closing times may vary by location   Main: 2630 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 Matthews: 1238 Mann Drive, Matthews, NC 28105 Waverly: 11840 Southmore Drive, Charlotte, NC 28277   and   Myrtle Beach: 8208 Devon Court, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Molluscum contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral skin infection of childhood that causes localised clusters of epidermal papules called mollusca and mainly affects infants and young children under the age of 10 years. It is more prevalent in warm climates than cool ones, and in overcrowded environments. Adolescents and adults are less often infected. What causes…

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Sun Safe Clothing

  What Is Sun-Safe Clothing? What’s the best way to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays (UVR), given that we need to work, travel, and sometimes play outside? Clothing is the most basic and generally the best means of sun protection. Not all clothing is equal, however, and some of it isn’t actually…

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    Squamous Cell Carcinoma Every skin cancer patient is different. The cancer experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) have extensive experience in properly staging and diagnosing the disease, and developing a treatment plan that’s tailored to your specific type of skin cancer. These cancers are the second most common type of skin…

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