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Saturday | Post-gazette.com

A bucketful of ALS myths

Unless you've been living with your head under a bucket, you've heard about or participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge - an effort to raise money for ALS research by dousing cold water on yourself and/a or donating $100.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Marketing, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Dr. Fedorenko Bug Stick and Bug Bar: repel bugs safely

Perhaps you've noticed-mosquitoes have been extremely bloodthirsty in New York. Even those who don't usually get bitten are being attacked.

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Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, Entomology, Science, Medicine, Health, tick, Chemistry, Aromatherapy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Denver Post

Five myths about ALS

Richfield School District Administrator Tara Villalobos smiles as she dumps a bucket of ice water onto a fellow participant of the ALS ice bucket challenge outside Richfield Elementary School in Richfield, Wis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Richfield, WI, Marketing, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Ticked Off Music Fest to promote awareness

The Ticked Off Music Fest is part of an East Coast U.S. concert series to raise money and awareness for tick-borne diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

KSL-TV

Do's and don'ts of removing a tick

With hunting season in full swing, many Utahns are outdoors hiking through brush and dealing with animals that may have ticks.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agriculture, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Pocono Record

Lyme disease researcher seeks backing in Pike County

Pennsylvania has more Lyme disease cases reported annually than any other state, 4,146 in 2012, according to the Center for Disease Control.

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Related Topix: Health

HEALTH'Sass

Amy Tan's grueling battle with Lyme Disease

The writer Amy Tan traveled the world promoting her books, going to writer's retreats, visiting friends--but was vexed in 1999 by sudden exhaustion.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Harbor Times Soup

Tick Borne Illness talk with Megan Kelley August 27, 6:30 PM at the Rockport Public LIbrary

Megan Kelley is the local Field Epidemiologist for the Maine CDC, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program.

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Related Topix: Maine, Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

San Mateo Daily Journal

Lyme disease tied to year-round tick season round in Bay Area:...

It's best to load up on DEET and check for ticks year-round to prevent Lyme disease, not just during what was once thought to be the typical West Coast tick season in fall, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Medicine, California, San Mateo County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Jeffrey D. Rothstein: Ice buckets and ALS myths

Unless you've been living with your head under a bucket, you've heard about or participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge - an effort to raise money for ALS research by dousing cold water on yourself and/or donating $100.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Marketing, Infectious Diseases, Neurology

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

Ohio's Lyme disease-carrying tick population is exploding

The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Cape Cod Times

Ticks bring new disease to Cape

This is a March 2002 file photo of a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. Cape Cod health officials say they are seeing increases in tick-borne diseases this summer - and it's not just Lyme disease.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Entomology, Science, University of Rhode Island, Medicine, Cape Cod Healthcare, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

The Gloucester County Times

Backyard chickens won't protect you against Lyme disease: Letter

Six-year-old Eion Portale pets "Ruby" a three-year-old Rhode Island Red chicken that lays brown eggs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Woman fights for chickens after sons' Lyme diseaseWoman fights for...

A southern New Jersey woman is fighting for legal approval to own chickens she says she bought to eat ticks after her sons contracted Lyme disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

St. Charles motorcycle ride to aid Loop Rock Girl recover from Lyme disease

ST. CHARLES – Fox River Harley-Davidson, at 131 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, will host a charity ride on Sept.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, St. Charles, IL, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Jersey Journal

Doctor on chickens; Rooster crows; Chicken trial run; BEN Column, Aug. 22, update 4

The column that says if you see tractor trailer speeding toward Maurice River Parkway late Saturday morning, it's only Mike Abbott taking the place of his wife, Dorothy, on 92.1 FM WVLT with us at 1 p.m., unless he can get off earlier.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Neighbors

Auburn to Host Lyme Disease Educational Workshop

Ticks and the spread of Lyme disease pose a serious threat to people who work and play outdoors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Auburn University, Entomology, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Maryland Gazette

Ticked Off Music Fest Annapolis

The Ticked Off Music Fest Annapolis will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St. The festival hopes to increase awareness about Lyme and tick-related diseases.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Events, Survivorman, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Health, Theater, Arts, Crownsville, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Avoiding ticks is key to preventing Lyme disease

Robin Ann Wolfender was infected with Lyme disease in 1979, when she was a 19-year-old summer camp counselor at Catoctin Mountain Park in Thurmont.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Medicine, Catoctin Mountain Park, US National Parks, Arthritis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Examiner.com

Protect yourself from tick-borne illness

Tick-borne illnesses are diagnosed primarily on symptoms and whether or not the patient has been exposed to tick habitats.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Medicine

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