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It's summer and that means Lyme disease season. One of the hospitals in our area has a program to diagnose and treat the illness quickly.
WELCOME BACK I'M TRACY SABOL. SUMMER IS ALMOST OFFICIALLY HERE, AND THAT MEANS MAINE IS APPROACHING IT'S PEAK SEASON FOR TICKS.
As summer heats up and tick season reaches its peak months on the Island, the Martha's Vineyard Tick-Borne Initiative has launched its latest public health effort, reaching out to Vineyard schools via video.
A tick in Windsor and Essex County has tested positive for Lyme disease, prompting a warning from the local health unit.
A mum who spent two years being treated for Multiple Sclerosis spoke of her relief today when the debilitating disease was revealed as - a TICK bite.
Melanie Renell and Jackie Allen trudged through the scrub and thin pine forest, wearing shin-high boots and extra-long winter socks and waving blanket-sized flags made out of broomsticks and corduroy fabric.
Ready for summer? How much do you really know about the day-to-day conditions and hazards you may encounter? 2. If you plant a lot of this type of flower in your yard it may cut down on visiting mosquitoes.
Last week's column about ticks drew a quick response from many readers, including a great tip about a simple, inexpensive tool to remove engorged ticks.
New Hope Animal Hospital in Durham, NC is reminding pet owners about the dangers of summer flea and tick season.
The unsettlingly creepy feeling of a small, blood-sucking arachnid making its way up a leg might become more common this summer, according to South Dakota State University Extension urban entomologist Buyung Hadi.
Vermont has the second highest rate of Lyme disease in the country, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Rachel Nevitt of Full Moon Farm in Hinesburg first showed symptoms of Lyme disease in 2001.
When Eric Miron visits Appleton's Pierce Park with his 7-year-old daughter, he generally forgoes the insect repellent.
Sally Jordan suffered for nearly four years with Lyme disease before a correct diagnosis was given.
With the recent rainfall, the local health department as well as many local veterinarians said do not be surprised if you see more ticks not only on people but also on animals.