bites and stings

First aid for bites and stings: Blue-ringed octopus

Blue-ringed octopuses, often found in rockpools, inhabit all Australian coastal waters. Can be fatal. First aid for blue-ringed octopus bites includes

First aid for bites and stings: Cone snail

Living in shallow reef waters, these conical shells contain a snail which kills its prey with venom. The venom of

Mosquito-borne diseases and prevention

Most people have been bitten by a mosquito at some time in their lives. Usually this causes no more than

Bed bugs and bites: All you need to know

Bed bugs are small parasitic insects that feed on human blood by biting the skin. They do not live on

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