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25 min ago | WPXI

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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | Freshnews

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

18 hrs ago | 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

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Tickborne diseases on the rise in Michigan

"They're really good crawlers, and they're really stealthy. It's amazing how they can get into some places that you didn't even think that they could get to," said Michelle Rosen from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Medicine, Health, Leelanau County, MI, St. Joseph, MI, Entomology, Science

JD Supra

Health Alert (Australia) - July 21, 2014

This was an appeal by a doctor to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal of a decision by the Medical Board of Australia to take immediate action against him and place conditions on his registration.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Washington Evening Journal

Three cases of Lyme Disease confirmed

The Washington County Public Health Department received three confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the county.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Iowa

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena Memorial hosting informational program on Lyme disease Tuesday

A summer walk in the woods is an excellent way to say goodbye to the blahs. But no matter how warm the temperature, make sure you leave the shorts and sandals at home.


Related Topix: Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Maryland, NY

Capital Weekly

Our Top Tips for Midcoast Maine Pet Owners

Are you new to the area or a first time pet owner? Our goal at PenBay Vet's is to help you be the best pet owner possible.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Detroit Free Press

Study: One tick bite can equal two infections

I thought it'd be nice to have a dog that would grow up with our children, that would be a best... The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has step-by-step tick removal instructions at .


Related Topix: tick, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Control Group, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bard College

WTOP-FM Washington

Little tick, big problems: How to avoid Lyme disease

Not all ticks are carriers, but enough are to result in roughly 30,000 reported infections each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Boston Herald

Editorial: A back burner beckons

There is a whole category of legislation filed on Beacon Hill every two years that can best be categorized under the heading "What's The Point?" Passage is merely intended to appease special interests, or a legislator's political interests.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Opinion


Student writer pursues passion, fights illness

A Nicholls State senior who has fibromyalgia and Lyme disease uses her passions for writing and art to prevail over her illnesses.


Related Topix: Health, Montegut, LA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Eau Claire Health Dept. researching ways to lower Lyme disease numbers

Studies show Eau Claire County has the highest reported cases of Lyme disease in the state, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and researchers are looking for ways to lower them.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Eau Claire County, WI

Hinckley Times

Barefoot challenge ends on a good footing

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at Resin - made up of Sime, James, Chez, Sev and Danny - will be performing at the renowned Bloodstock festival in August as well as ... (more)


Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health, Medicine


Complement regulator-acquiring surface proteins of Borrelia...

Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiological agent of Lyme disease, exploits an array of strategies to establish infection and to overcome host innate and adaptive immune responses.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Environmental News Network

New Insect Repellent Graphic Released by EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today unveiled a new graphic that will be available to appear on insect repellent product labels.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, tick, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Life-Threatening Disease Spread by Deer Ticks

Babesiosis is a malaria-like, tick-borne illness that infects red blood cells. So far this year, five cases of the ailment have been reported in Atlantic County, six cases have been confirmed and five are suspected in Ocean County.


Related Topix: tick, Health, Malaria, Medicine