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  1. photo <b>Bee</b> Calm: Natural Remedies for <b>Bee</b> Stings (Prevention, Too!)Bee Calm: Natural Remedies for Bee Stings (Prevention, Too!)Article
    is not the way to prevent them from stinging you. You know what is: Chilling out.  If you are a Cesar Millan fan (and who isn’t?), you’ll get this: Bees can sense your fear. They are more likely to stingRead more
  2. Bee-killing neonicotinoids found in 63% of streams across AmericaNews
    the last few years evidence has mounted that links the use of neonics, as they are known, to widespread die-offs of honey bees needed to pollinate crops. There are also fears the insecticides are harmingRead more
  3. photo <b>Bee</b> Venom TherapyBee Venom TherapyTreatment
    of being stung by a bumble bee or a European honey bee is quite another story. We avoid being in close proximity to bees and hives because of this very concern. Some people are understandably fearfulRead more
  4. photo 5 Natural Bug Repellents: No Dangerous DEET Side Effects5 Natural Bug Repellents: No Dangerous DEET Side EffectsArticle
    . While chikungunya is still only found in the Caribbean, there are fears it will hit the U.S. soon enough. While repelling worrisome bugs is important, DEET, found in brands like Off! may cause similarlyRead more
  5. photo Zika insecticide being sprayed in Miami causes paralysis, cancer and deathZika insecticide being sprayed in Miami causes paralysis, cancer and deathNews
    insecticide over neighborhoods day in and day out to quell public fears. But the insecticide they're using, known as "Naled," is an organophosphate chemical that, ironically enough, is linked to the very sameRead more
  6. photo South Carolina succeeds in 'nuke' test of aerial chemical weapons of mass destruction; food supply pollinators instantly obliterated by the millionsSouth Carolina succeeds in 'nuke' test of aerial chemical weapons of mass destruction; food supply pollinators instantly obliterated by the millionsNews
    nuked," said a co-owner of Flowertown Bee Farm and Supply (which lost two million bees). This quote is widely reported by the Associated Press. The excuse for all this was, of course, that the countyRead more
  7. photo USDA silencing researchers who try to warn about pesticides harming pollinators... Every agency silences its own scientists!USDA silencing researchers who try to warn about pesticides harming pollinators... Every agency silences its own scientists!News
    poster child for the unfolding scandal is bee scientist Jonathan Lundgren, a highly respected scientist who the USDA actually named Outstanding Early Career Research Scientist in 2011. In 2014, LundgrenRead more
  8. photo Zen and the Art of Vegan BakingZen and the Art of Vegan BakingArticle
    enough to scare anyone away. And for vegans, figuring out the proper substitutes for dairy and eggs can be downright frightening. But fear not. There are so many wonderfully delicious spoils to reap fromRead more
  9. photo Zika pesticide linked to a 60% increase in autism ... Is this the beginning of an epidemic?Zika pesticide linked to a 60% increase in autism ... Is this the beginning of an epidemic?News
    As fear of the Zika virus spreads throughout the United States, authorities are desperately looking for ways to protect their citizens. As reported by Circa, over 1,000 people in the U.S. have beenRead more
  10. photo Is spider venom the ultimate natural pesticide?Is spider venom the ultimate natural pesticide?News
    honeybees. According to a recent report, 44.1 percent of all bee colonies in the U.S. died off last year. In only a few years, we have lost 30 to 90 percent of all hives around the world. One of the biggestRead more

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Fear of bees

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Fear of bees (or of bee stings), technically known as melissophobia (from Greek: μέλισσα, melissa, "honey bee" + Greek: φόβος, phobos, "fear") and occasionally misspelled as melissaphobia[citation needed] and also known as apiphobia (from Latin apis for "honey bee" + Greek: φόβος, phobos, "fear"), is one of the common fears among people and is a kind of specific phobia.Most people have been...More