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14 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette
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.
18 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
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.
"We are predicting a rate of expansion of seven or eight kilometers per year northward in southern Quebec," said Virginie Millien, a professor in the biology department at McGill University and curator at the Redpath Museum.
Responses to an Old Dominion University survey on the region's health listed exposure to tick bites as an important health concern.
From a surge in disease-carrying ticks and Tiger mosquitoes to increases in toxic algae blooms, the symptoms of climate change are rapidly affecting America's relationship with the great outdoors, the National Wildlife Federation warned Tuesday.
St. FX research assistant Jennifer Dunn, back left, environmental science professor Hugo Beltrami, nursing associate professor Patti Hansen-Ketchum, nursing associate professor Donna MacDougall, front left, and Pictou Centre MLA Pat Dunn gathered at his office to discuss ongoing research into Lyme disease in Nova Scotia and legislation regarding ... (more)
Trends in insect populations, how global warming will affect their abundance and range, the health implications, and potential actions to reduce their effects on humans, pets and wildlife, will be the focus of a National Wildlife Federation-hosted panel discussion at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Unitarian Church of Harrisburg.
The owner of Eastmont Orchard is one off the main proponents of the new legislation.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to recognize a potential shortage of the key drug used to treat Lyme disease.
Lyme disease, an infection that can cause arthritis and even death if untreated, can be transmitted to humans through a tick bite.
When we think of ticks, we mostly think about the dangers of lyme disease, but there's one nasty tick whose bite may leaf you with a bad taste for burgers, brisket and more.
Doctors in Maine are reporting a record number of cases of anaplasmosis, a disease transmitted by tick bites.
Sen. Charles Schumer will call on the Food and Drug Administration to investigate what he calls a potential nationwide shortage of an integral antibiotic used to treat Lyme disease at a press conference Tuesday in Bloomingburg.
The Portland Press Herald reports that the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has tracked 103 cases of the disease anaplasmosis so far this year.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:43 pm
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