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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

Fredericksburg.com

Friends of the Rappahannock chief to leave John Tippett, 46, says he...

As executive director of the Friends of the Rappahannock , John Tippett has been at the forefront of the river's conservation efforts-from water quality, to low-impact development, to the prospect of fracking east of Fredericksburg- since he became the river conservation group's third director in 1995.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Pet owners beware, report shows increase in infectious diseases in dog and cats

On Tuesday, Banfield Pet HospitalA released its State of Pet Health a 2014 Report.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Health

Infection Control Today

Immune System Research May Help Predict Who Gets Long-Term Complications From Lyme Disease

A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins and Stanford University researchers has laid the groundwork for understanding how variations in immune responses to Lyme disease can contribute to the many different outcomes of this bacterial infection seen in individual patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Stamford Daily Voice

Stamford Run To Help Fund Lyme Research Alliance

STAMFORD, Conn., -- Organizers have an ambitious goal to raise $35,000 in a fundraising run, but that ambition is matched by their goal to fight Lyme disease.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

NatureWatch: Caution, tick season is in full swing

We live in a world full of life, and one that causes me more consternation than a family of groundhogs, a lawn full of moles or a hive of wasps, is the all-too-common tick.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Medicine

Free Republic

More ticks with Lyme disease found in urban areas

Vestal, NY Standing just feet from a cement trail leading to Binghamton University's East Gym, biologist Ralph Garruto demonstrated how he has found ticks hiding in plain sight.

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Related Topix: Vestal, NY, Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Peace Arch News

White Rock mom focusing on Lyme awareness

A White Rock woman is raising awareness of Lyme disease and the importance of protecting oneself from the debilitating illness.

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Newswise

Immune System Research May Help Doctors Predict Who Gets Long-Term Complications From Lyme Disease

A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins and Stanford University researchers has laid the groundwork for understanding how variations in immune responses to Lyme disease can contribute to the many different outcomes of this bacterial infection seen in individual patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Maine Stream: What you don't know about ticks could kill you

In his "Introduction to Birding" talk last week at the Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, Don Mairs included a warning about ticks.

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Related Topix: Maine, Medicine, Health, Blog News, Orono, ME, Old Town, ME, Opinion

Business Wire

The All American Rejects, Youngblood Hawke to Headline Lyme Light: The Concert

The concert, also featuring Youngblood Hawke, among other indie rock favorites, will take place at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 1st, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. PDT.

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Related Topix: The All-American Rejects, Medicine, Health

The Bennington Banner

Senate gives preliminary approval to Lyme disease legislation

The Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill that aims to protect Vermont doctors from censure by state regulators if they prescribe long-term antibiotics for lingering symptoms associated with Lyme disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vermont, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

OregonLive.com

Feline equivalent of HIV on the rise along with Lyme disease in dogs

Banfield Pet Hospital veterinarians treated more dogs for Lyme disease last year and saw more cats infected with the feline equivalent of HIV.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

Jersey Ticks Can Cause Serious Problems [AUDIO]

Ticks , and the bacteria they carry, are a year-round issue, but in New Jersey, it's the next few months in which their presence is more known and dangerous.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, New Jersey Government, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Lyme disease and ticks, what you need to know

With the approach of spring, concern over the tick-borne Lyme disease is again at the forefront of everyone's mind.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases, Exeter, NH, Lyme, NH, Arthritis

LongIsland.com

Tips for Avoiding Ticks this Season

Spring is officially here, and we all get to look forward to whole warm-weather season.

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Related Topix: Weather, Medicine, Health, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

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