15 hrs ago
10 natural ways to make tick season easier to take
If you live near or often spend time in a wooded area, like we all pretty much do in the Rogue Valley, blood-sucking ticks are part of your world.
County to spray Loudoun parks for ticks, Lyme disease
Six Loudoun County parks will be sprayed in upcoming weeks as part of the Board of Supervisors initiative to combat Lyme disease in Loudoun County.
The Beaumont Enterprise
The HartzA UltraGuardA Flea and Tick Solution Center Helps Pet...
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Doxycycline Shortage Leads to High Prices
The number one antibiotic used to treat Lyme Disease is in short supply across the country, and now prices for Doxycycline used for people and animals have skyrocketed.
Mon May 20, 2013
Tick Season Returns
As the weather consistently stays warm, chances are you'll find yourself spending more time outdoors.
Blog: Take tick bites seriously
A group calling itself Worldwide Lyme Protest UK is claiming not enough GPs here fully understand the symptoms of Lyme disease, a serious illness caused by infected ticks.
Sun May 19, 2013
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.