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External pests on cats explained

External parasites take residence on your feline's body. These are identified by physical examination and by tests run on your their skin.


Related Topix: Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Safe, effective anti-flea and tick products

DEAR DR. FOX: After reading your latest column about fleas and ticks, I wanted to mention that I had a lot of success preventing ticks for my cats using hydrosols, which are water-distilled oils and, therefore, safe for cats .


Related Topix: Health, Potomac, MD

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ruidoso News

Tularemia case reported

Officials with the New Mexico Department of Health said the confirmation came from the Department's Scientific Laboratory Division.


Related Topix: Bernalillo, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Health

The Wellington Advertiser

Lyme disease fundraiser, yard sale

The disease can be contracted through the bite of a tick, flea, mosquito, black fly, sand fly, deer fly, in vitro and can be sexually transmitted.


Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Concord Monitor

Monitor Board of Contributors: Know your biting bugs (and hot to protect from them)

Once again, the thick of bug season is upon us. It's hardly a joke when they say the New Hampshire state bird is the mosquito! So I thought it was time for some practical advice on insects and insect bites.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Lyme, NH

The Martha's Vineyard Times

What he learned from Walter

It was with sadness that I read of Walter Ashley's death , although all of us who knew him realized that his time was running out.


Related Topix: Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine

ICAST 2014 Sunsect the two-in-one sunscreen and bug repellant

Each year the latest innovations in sportfishing gather in one spot o show off the latest in sportfishing technology and Sunsect is convenience quality for the sportfishing lifestyle.


Related Topix: Health, Skin Cancer, West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease, Malaria

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Health Department Offers Tips on How to Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease

In response to a recent increase in the number of reported cases, the Allegheny County Health Department is offering advice on how to reduce the risk of Lyme disease, which can be contracted in wooded areas as well as yards and neighborhoods with low bushes or tall grass, from which ticks that spread the disease can most easily attach to a person.


Related Topix: Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Allegheny County, PA

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: Lyme Disease, Hepatitis, Massachusetts

Brookline Issues Tick Advisory

The Brookline Department of Public Health on Tuesday issued a tick advisory, saying it has received several reports of ticks early this season.


Related Topix: Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Brookline, MA, Norfolk County, MA

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: Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Marketing, Shelter Island, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Tickborne diseases on the rise in Michigan



Related Topix: Health, Michigan, Lyme Disease, Medicine

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: Block Island, RI, Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine

The Columbus Dispatch

West Nile-infected mosquito found in Licking County

A mosquito infected with the West Nile Virus was discovered in a trap in eastern Licking County, in the village of Hanover.


Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Licking County, OH, Hanover, OH, Reynoldsburg, OH

Daily Press & Argus

Study: One tick bite can equal two infections

If you're planning to spend quality time outdoors this summer, new research may give you another reason to guard against ticks.


Related Topix: Health, Bard College, Lyme Disease, Medicine

Daily Press & Argus

Study: One tick bite can equal two infections

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has step-by-step tick removal instructions at .


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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Sika Deer Carrying Babesia Parasites Closely Related to B. divergens, Japan

To the Editor: Human babesiosis caused by Babesia divergens , a zoonotic pathogen of bovines in Europe, is an emerging tickborne disease .


Related Topix: 9, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Larimer County Subscriptions

News Release from Health & Environment

The confirmed diagnosis of Tularemia in four wild rabbits in Fort Collins, as well as a confirmed human case in Broomfield, has prompted the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment to remind residents to take certain precautions against the bacterial infection.


Related Topix: Fort Collins, CO, Larimer County, CO, Entomology, Science, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Village News

Domestic cat tests positive for "rabbit fever"/tularemia

SAN DIEGO COUNTY According to the San Diego County Dept. of Environmental Health, a domestic cat from a home in San Marcos has tested positive for tularemia "rabbit fever" a potentially dangerous bacterial disease that people can contract by being bitten by infected ticks or from touching or being bitten by infected animals.


Related Topix: San Diego County, CA, Health

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: Health, Malaria, Medicine, Lyme Disease