Now is the time to think about Lyme disease
Despite it being early in the season, local resident Betty Goodrich believes now is the time to begin talking about Lyme disease.
Sat May 18, 2013
Purcellville Welcomes Loudoun Lyme 5K Race Sunday
DryHome Roofing and Siding has planned the 3rd Annual Loudoun Lyme 5K/1M Sunday, May 19, at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville to raise awareness and money to help find a cure for Lyme disease.
Dog Owners, Protect Your Pooch from Ticks
Even in the suburbs, taking Fido for a walk can mean coming home with an unwanted stowaway-a tick.
Keep ticks off, remove them from, your body
Q. I am concerned about ticks getting on my children when they play outside. What should I know about them? - Shari, Fallsburg A. Ticks cannot jump or fly, but often climb grasses and shrubs in order to come into contact with people or animals walking by so they can attach themselves and feed on blood.
Fri May 17, 2013
Parasitologists warn of high tick risk
Hot or cold? Drought or floods? With the unpredictability of recent weather conditions across the country, it's hard to know what to expect from Mother Nature this summer.
Lyme Disease in the South
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley recently declared May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month, but a diagnosis can be hard to come by in the state.
Could Rhode Island see another terrible tick year?
Tick season never really ends, and it never really begins. Many of the large ticks from last year are still active and in a couple weeks the small nymphal stage deer ticks will hatch.
Thu May 16, 2013
Dona t let wood ticks get under your skin
Getting out into the woods to hike in the spring can be great fun. Unfortunately, it only takes one wood tick to give you the heebie geebies and leave you feeling creepy crawly all over for the rest of the day.
WNYT NewsChannel 13
Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses: the wide ranging problems they pose.
A year ago, Lori Brownell was experiencing bizarre symptoms including seizures and fainting spells.
State of Maine
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month - 5/16/2013
Lyme disease is the second most commonly reported infectious disease in Maine, with over 1,100 cases reported in 2012.
Tick alert: Record number predicted in Kent County after wet spring
Record numbers of ticks are expected in Kent County this year, thanks to the steady downpours and record flooding this spring.
The Complex and Pathogen-Laden World of Ticks
Foxes were originally very abundant in the eastern United States, where they feasted on small mammals like white-footed mice.
Wed May 15, 2013
With the warmer weather, you`re probably spending more time outdoors. But, that means you`re at greater risk for diseases spread by ticks.
Some flea treatments may not be as effective
Lyme Disease is a major health concern as tick season approaches and a local veterinarian says he hears more and more treatments are not effective and that some ticks are becoming resistant.
Belleville News Democrat
Ticks, mosquitoes heat up their attacks
They are waiting in the grass, weeds, and the trees. Waiting for people and their pets to walk by so they can hitch a ride and steal a meal.
Tick Talk at the Camden Public Library, with Lyme disease specialist Dr. Bea Szantyr.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Health Department has issued a warning about the abundance of ticks being reported in Richland County.
Effective vaccination against borreliosis possible
"Borreliosis" or "Lyme disease" is caused by the bacterium "Borrelia burgdorferi". In Austria approximately 16,000 people fall ill with borreliosis annually following a tick bite.
Mon May 13, 2013
Out for Blood: Ticks, Lyme Disease Cases on the Rise in Ohio
Warmer weather is finally here and with the rising temperatures comes the emergence of ticks that may carry dangerous diseases, and are now looking to feed.
Pleas Ideas Needed for Biodiverse Lawn by Garden Rant
Like other members of the Lawn Reform Coalition, I believe that the contemporary model of lawn has got to go.