ticks

Chiggers: The Phantom Menace

Chiggers are tiny little mites capable of making your life miserable. Worse than mosquitoes? Maybe. But they aren't insects - mites are actually part of the arachnid family and behave a little like ticks. Learn all about these nearly invisible pests in today's episode.

How Morgellons Disease Works

There is a condition that can cause people to feel bugs crawling beneath their skin so acutely that they will use tweezers to pluck them from their eyeballs. It's a terrible disorder made worse by medicine's insistence it is all in sufferers' heads.

Greetings and salutations, people. Who's ready for a little podcast recap? Tuesday's show was about ticks. Yes, ticks. Sometimes the oddest subjects turn out to get the biggest responses and this one falls into that category for sure. We've received tons of fan mail about these crunchy little bloodsuckers. Who knew that ticks were so popular? We learned a lot about ticks, but my favorite bit was about questing.