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

Sunday |

What every pet owner should know about Tick Paralysis

Tick Paralysis is caused by a toxin that transmits from tick saliva, into the blood stream of the host, as the tick is attached, feeds, and become engorged.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sunday | The Horse

Reducing Risk from Tick-Borne Diseases

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Star

Tick checks urged year after Lyme disease peaked

The Vermont Department of Health is advising residents who spend time outdoors to do daily tick checks this summer, a year after the number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the state peaked.


Related Topix: Health, Vermont, Vermont Government, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government

Lincoln County News

Lyme Disease Support Group Meets July 29

The Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education group will be meeting on Tuesday, July 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Wiscasset Community Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Horse

Equine Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Milngavie Today

West Highland Way walkers tick warning

Walkers are being warned to watch out for tick bites that can cause Lyme disease while trekking the West Highland Way.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Wellington Advertiser

Lyme disease fundraiser, yard sale

The disease can be contracted through the bite of a tick, flea, mosquito, black fly, sand fly, deer fly, in vitro and can be sexually transmitted.


Related Topix: Medicine, tick

Herald Gazette

P.A.W.S: Can you teach an old dog new tricks?

Life on dogs? You betcha! Your dog may be a veritable parasite magnet, home to a mixed population of devilish little creatures about whom we would prefer not to think right now - except to say that from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at P.A.W.S.' future home at 123 John St .


Related Topix: Camden, ME, Health, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

What he learned from Walter

It was with sadness that I read of Walter Ashley's death , although all of us who knew him realized that his time was running out.


Related Topix: tick, Health, Medicine


Muhlenberg College students looking for Lyme disease

"Ticks will look at it like a rodent scurrying by and latch on to it," she said of the big white sheet she uses in forests and fields to ferret out the little bugs.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Muhlenberg College

The London Free Press

Be mindful of ticks on pets

The Kent Branch of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals received a stray adult dog covered in ticks recently.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Choosing the right insect repellant made easier by new EPA graphic

Anyone who has ever gone cross-eyed trying to compare the chemical labels on insect repellants will be happy to know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has begun a new program designed to make it easier for the consumer to figure out which product is the best choice.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, West Nile Virus, Health

ICAST 2014 Sunsect the two-in-one sunscreen and bug repellant

Each year the latest innovations in sportfishing gather in one spot o show off the latest in sportfishing technology and Sunsect is convenience quality for the sportfishing lifestyle.


Related Topix: tick, Health, Skin Cancer, West Nile Virus, Malaria

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Brookline Issues Tick Advisory

The Brookline Department of Public Health on Tuesday issued a tick advisory, saying it has received several reports of ticks early this season.


Related Topix: tick, Health, Medicine, Brookline, MA, Norfolk County, MA


How you can stay safe from ticks

They're vigilant about checking for ticks, especially since their son Luke contracted Lyme disease through a deer tick as a toddler.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Shelter Island Reporter

Tick target: New Lyme vaccine in clinical trials

COURTESY PHOTO Ticks are the culprit in spreading Lyme Disease, but a new vaccine could go a long way in preventing the illness.


Related Topix: tick, Health, Medicine, Marketing, Shelter Island, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Erie Times News

Enviro campers get hands-on experience at Presque Isle

In a wetlands area of Presque Isle State Park where phragmites once grew tall and thick, students found few samples of the invasive species that chokes out natural plants.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Education Etc., Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Penn State University Park, Gannon University

Sentinel & Enterprise

Ask a Doc - Lyme disease not the only threat from ticks

"Hello Dr. B, this is Dr. Ed from the ED. I wish you would help me with a case of hepatitis.


Related Topix: tick, Hepatitis, Massachusetts


ConsultantLive Presents Special Coverage of Summer Scourges

UBM Medica US announces that ConsultantLive , a leading online community for primary care clinicians offers a photo collection with authoritative guidance to help clinicians identify and treat victims of a variety of summer scourges.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Medicine, Health

The Block Island Times

Presentation: Eco-epidemiology of tick-borne diseases on Block Island

Maria Diuk-Wasser, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health, will present some of the research findings on the ecology and epidemiology of Lyme disease and babesiosis on Block Island since 2010.


Related Topix: tick, Block Island, RI, Health, Medicine