11 hrs ago
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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20 hrs ago
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.
20 hrs ago
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.
23 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
'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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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.