What the Yuck: Could I catch something from vintage clothes?
Q: I love vintage stores, but could I catch ... of scabies? The most common stowaways in secondhand threads are Sarcoptes scabiei (aka scabies)—eight-legged mites that burrow into your skin and cause intense itching and blisters. But you can still ...
6 worst right-wing moments of the week — Rush Limbaugh just keeps being racist
I promise you: No American whose great-grandfather was born here is watching soccer. One can only hope that ... Louie Gohmert: Obama is luring “scabies-infected” children to the U.S. Picking on children is excellent for a politician’s reputation.
Battling the 'Army bug' - with a very hot wash and insecticide
Scabies is caught by close skin-to-skin contact as the mites cannot jump. You can also catch it from infected bedding, but this is less likely – the mites survive for only 24 hours off the body. People are infectious for a couple of weeks before they ...
The supposed health risks of public nudity.
Does public nudity really ... genitals. If you happened to share a seat with an infected nudist, you'd be protected both by your clothes and by your epidermis, which serves as an effective barrier against pathogens all by itself. Scabies can survive ...
Scabies Outbreak Halts Flights Of Illegal Immigrants To San Diego
U.S. Customs and Border Protection representative did not say if protests about the flights of illegal immigrants held around San Diego was a factor in the decision to halt the transfers for the time being. Scabies is a painful skin irritation which is ...