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Lyme Disease News

News on Lyme Disease continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

11 hrs ago | WPXI

CDC: Pa. leads country in tick population

According to the Center for Disease Control, Pennsylvania leads the nation in number of Lyme disease cases.

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Related Topix: Health

20 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Tonight at 5: Tick, mosquito-borne diseases on rise

Tonight at 5 on WMTW News 8, Jim Keithley takes a closer look at the increase of tick and mosquito borne diseases in Maine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, West Nile Virus

20 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Cold winter not slowing down tick, mosquito diseases

AND THE AREAS WHERE PEOPLE ARE GETTING THESE DISEASES ARE SPREADING. HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THEY'RE NOW SEEING LYME DISEASE ALONG THE MID- COAST IN ADDITION TO SOUTHERN AND WESTERN MAINE.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, West Nile Virus

23 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Unique health clinic to close in Winchester

A GROUNDBREAKING Hampshire clinic to help people with Lyme Disease is set to close next month after only six months.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Epidemiologist: Prevent Tick-Borne Illnesses Apr. 23

South Dakota's state epidemiologist recommends that residents use repellent and frequent checks to prevent tick-borne illnesses such as tularemia and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Epidemiology, Medicine

World News Report

Bobbex Reports: Deer Dangers You Don't Know -- and What to Do About Them

It's hard to live in suburbia these days and be unaware of the difficulties deer can cause homeowners.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, tick, Home, Home Selling

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Examiner.com

'I saw firsthand the spirochetes': An exclusive interview with Dr. Philip Tierno

Spring has arrived, and with it, the beginning of camping and hiking season. However, something as simple as a walk in the woods can mean exposure to deer ticks, some of which carry dangerous bacteria.

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

CBS Local

Warmer Weather Means Increased Threat Of Lyme Disease

Health experts are warning that the warmer weather coming this spring brings ticks and the very real danger of Lyme disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Weather, Park University, North Park University

LiveScience

5 Miserable Afflictions to Avoid This Spring

As joyful and gorgeous it may be, spring brings its own share of seasonal maladies, and nothing can kill the buzz of spring like an allergy or a bacterial infection.

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

MassLive.com

Medical notes: 'Bite Back' walk, advocacy series, senior health fair

"Bite Back for a Cure," being held for the second year to raise awareness of Lyme and tick-borne diesease, is scheduled for May 17 at 10 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 319 Granby Road, with onsite registration from 9 to 10 a.m. Registration is $25 per person, and $70 per family of up to 5. Free T- shirts will be given to everyone who ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Non-Profit, Amherst, MA, UMass Amherst, Quincy, MA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Mail on Sunday

The hungry bug hiding in the grass that can wreck your life for years

Tackling the undergrowth that had taken over her tiny back garden in spring 2011, Vanina Mannu knew she'd been bitten by something because the skin on her wrist became red and itchy.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Examiner.com

Adovcate Cathy Davis Joins the Fight to increase Lyme Disease Awareness

With over 300k cases reported each year, Lyme Disease is becoming the fastest growing infectious disease in the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases

Herald Gazette

'Tis the Season for Fleas and Ticks

Warm, spring weather means more than just tulips and daffodils. It's flea and tick season! In addition to being uncomfortable, fleas and ticks can cause some serious health problems for our furry friends.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Anchorage Daily News

Dog ticks a growing concern in Alaska

Some ticks, such as hare ticks, have always survived in the state, but non-native dog ticks have also been found in Alaska, raising concerns for dogs, wildlife and the risk of spreading diseases to people.

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Related Topix: Fairbanks, AK, Medicine, Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Nation sees increase in infectious pet diseases

The rate of two infectious diseases in cats and dogs has increased throughout the nation since 2009, according to Banfield Pet Hospital's State of Pet Health 2014 Report.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Debbie Gibson says dramatic recent weight loss was due to Lyme disease

Singer Debbie Gibson said her recent dramatic weight loss was due to Lyme disease , Extra reported Friday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pop/Rock, Debbie Gibson, Pilates, Fitness, Yoga

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Northwest Herald

Health department warns about Lyme disease

WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Department of Health is reminding residents to take precautions against tick bites to prevent contracting the diseases they carry, in particular Lyme disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, tick, Woodstock, IL, McHenry County, IL

Statesman Journal

Lyme disease is Tuesday topic in Salem

It's the meeting of the Capitol Chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association, but the Tuesday topic is relevant and timely for anyone who spends time in the outdoors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Salem, OR, Marion County, OR

Patch.com

Lyme Research Walk/Run Coming to Cove Park

Lyme Research Alliance , the nation's largest nonprofit funder of university-level research into Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, will host its 3rd annual "Race Against Lyme" to raise awareness and funds for Lyme disease research on Sunday, April 27 at Cove Island Park in Stamford.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Medicine, Health, Stamford, CT

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBS Local

Seen At 11: Warmer Weather May Mean Dangerous Bug Bites

Warm weather could not get to the Tri-State Area soon enough, but higher temperatures also mean bug session has officially arrived.

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Related Topix: Weather, CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Entomology, Science, tick, Health, Medicine

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