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.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.