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7 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Tick and Mosquito Borne Disease Awareness Month

RALEIGH, N.C. : April 7th, 2014 - With summer fast approaching and people spending more time outdoors, it is important for everyone to take precautions against tick and mosquito bites.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Raleigh, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Medicine

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Lyme disease education may be added to hunters' ed class

The Senate Game and Fisheries Committee approved a resolution Tuesday that would encourage the Pennsylvania Game Commission to add Lyme Disease awareness to the six-hour training class required for all first-time hunters and trappers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Opinion

PennLive.com

'We had to do something to help' Pentagon fan with Lyme disease: Nancy Eshelman

"Cindy puts on a brave face, but the band found out that the price of her treatments was nearly bankrupting her."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lewisberry, PA

Valley News Live

Spring Health Tips for Fido

Owners and dogs alike are looking forward to outdoor activities in the warmer weather, but veterinarians say it is an important time to bring your pet in for a check up.

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Related Topix: Weather, Fargo, ND, Medicine, Health

Coast Reporter

Be diligent about ticks

So sorry to hear about the long struggle that Rose Schwarz and her family have faced to diagnose and treat her illness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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