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13 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

NatureWatch: Caution, tick season is in full swing

We live in a world full of life, and one that causes me more consternation than a family of groundhogs, a lawn full of moles or a hive of wasps, is the all-too-common tick.


Related Topix: Health, Lyme Disease, Medicine

21 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Babesia venatorum Infection in Child, China

To the Editor: Babesiosis, which is caused by intraerythrocytic sporozoites of the genus Babesia , is a tick-borne emerging zoonosis in humans.


Related Topix: Health, World News, China

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Woman-owned businesses on the rise in Bennington County

Two Bennington County moms who recently started small businesses make up two of Vermont's estimated 22,200 women-owned firms.


Related Topix: Vermont, Bennington County, VT, Small Business, Personal Finance, Dorset, VT, Bennington, VT, Health

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lab Provides Tick Testing Service

It's tick season again, and this year residents of 32 Massachusetts towns have a golden opportunity to receive free, expert identification of ticks and the disease-causing pathogens they carry, with testing provided by the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Zoology, UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Mosby: The bugs are out - battle them

The calendar tells us we are a day away from the center of April. We have had a cold winter, coldest in a number of years.


Related Topix: Health, Entomology, Science

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Tick and Mosquito Borne Disease Awareness Month

RALEIGH, N.C. : April 7th, 2014 - With summer fast approaching and people spending more time outdoors, it is important for everyone to take precautions against tick and mosquito bites.


Related Topix: Health, Raleigh, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Lyme Disease, Medicine

The Flat Hat

Rising deer population threatens Williamsburg environment

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries biologist Todd Engelmeyer said that the deer population has been on the rise for about 20 years , resulting in increased car accidents and damage to the region's ecology.


Related Topix: Virginia, Ecology

Thu Apr 10, 2014

County Urges Public to Protect Against Ticks After Tularemia Find

People hiking or working in brushy areas should protect themselves from ticks, County officials said this week, after a tick trapped in routine monitoring in Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve tested positive for tularemia.


Related Topix: Health, Entomology, Science

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Health Alert - Governor Cuomo Advises New Yorkers to Be Cautious of Ticks as Warmer Weather Arrives

April 9, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today alerted New Yorkers to take precautions to prevent diseases that are transmitted by ticks as springtime weather arrives throughout the state.


Related Topix: Health, New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Weather, Lyme Disease, Medicine

Sooke News MIrror

Scratching for information

These sesame-sized critters come with a few clinging myths. One is that they are a result of bad parenting; another is that a part of the bad parenting includes horrible hygiene; and yet another is that should some of your human critters bring home a headful of these hair-borne critters, your house must be quarantined.


Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Health

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Deming Headlight

Be aware of animal-bite diseases

SANTA FE >> The New Mexico Department of Health joins the World Health Organization and its focus on vector-borne diseases.


Related Topix: New Mexico, New Mexico Government, Health, Entomology, Science, Medicine, Malaria

UN urges countries to combat vector-borne diseases

New York, Apr 8 : Warning that a "small bite can carry a big threat," the United Nations family is marking World Health Day by urging the international community to back a global health agenda that gives higher priority to controlling the spread of vector-borne diseases, a step towards ensuring that no one in the 21st century would die from the ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Entomology, Science, Medicine, Malaria, Agriculture


World Health Day observed on April 7

Each year since 1950, the World Health Organization has celebrated World Health Day on April 7 as an occasion to promote pressing messages about global health.


Related Topix: Health, Malaria, Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

World Health Day

April 7, 2014 marks World Health Day and the 66th anniversary of the World Health Organization .


Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Infectious Diseases, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Don't let the bugs bite; cover up when outside

The World Health Organization focused on vector-borne diseases as its theme for World Health Day on April 7. World Health Day marks the anniversary of the WHO being established in 1948.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, West Nile Virus, Health, Lyme Disease

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Trinadad Express

Jump in Dengue Cases

Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan has said there has been "a 36 per cent increase in dengue infections for 2014".


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Malaria

Shelter Island Reporter

Tips for non-toxic tick control

Spring is upon us. And while it may bring beautiful flowers and warmer weather, it also brings those little pests that have been hiding all winter: ticks.


Related Topix: Health, Weather

WHO calls for more industry invesment in tick-borne disease treatments

Better data on the global burden of tick-borne illnesses may encourage profit driven drugmakers to spend their R&D budgets on much needed treatments says the WHO.


Related Topix: Health, Entomology, Science, Malaria, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

UN attacks biting bugs that spread diseases

Nobody likes mosquitoes, and the World Health Organization blames them for an array of diseases that kill a million people each year and threaten the health of half the world's people.


Related Topix: Health, Malaria, Medicine

Sangam University Bhilwara Rajasthan - World Health Day

At Sangam University Bhilwara which has established a rich tradition of observing days of national and international importance on a regular basis, World Health Day was duly observed on 07 April 2014.


Related Topix: World News, India, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Vector Software