Between Aug.1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, a sampling of only 39 public high schools in Minnesota (8 percent of Minnesota's high schools) reported 704 sports-related concussions, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Here in Minnesota there is no shortage of annoying flying and crawling pests in the warm spring and summer months. After all, we do (unofficially) call the mosquito our state bird! Thankfully, most of the buggy critters in our area are harmless. But, there are several crawling and flying culprits known to cause serious disease, allergic reactions or excessive almost unbearable irritation. Here is a list of the top offenders: Ticks