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    11 hrs ago | WHAM-AM Rochester

    ... bite. Ticks can infect our pets, stay on their fur and land in your home and most likely on you, spreading Lyme Disease. Make sure you take precautionary measure now to stay healthy all summer long. The Mosquito Squad Barrier solution will kill on ...

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  2. Lyme Disease Documentary to be Held at the Southbury LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Lyme Disease Documentary Screening with Question and Answer Session on Tuesday, March 10, 6:30-8p.m. in the Kingsley Meeting Room of the Southbury Library. Naturopathic health professionals Carolyn Graham and Alice Bell will present the film Under Our Skin 2: Emergence, a documentary about Lyme disease and individuals living with symptoms of the illness.

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  3. Pro-Staff Warns About the Health Care Risks Associated with RodentsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... carry tapeworms, ringworms, mites and fleas. In fact, they are often hosts for deer ticks which can transmit Lyme disease. Homeowners can usually tell they have mice when they discover their fecal droppings. Rats may not be as noticeable because ...

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  4. Climate change affecting Northland healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    ... studies infectious diseases at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth. He says ticks are on a march North. "The areas of Lyme disease that is contracted is expanding, and that probably is a consequence of changing climactic conditions that we have noticed ...

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  5. Common Birds May Be Spreading Lyme Disease In California More Than Known, Study ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    BERKELEY - In a study released Wednesday, UC Berkeley researchers say that the role of birds in the spread of Lyme disease within California is more important than previously known. While wood rats, western gray squirrels and other small mammals have been identified in previous studies as hosts for Borrelia burgdorferi , the bacterium responsible for Lyme disease, researchers found more than half of the common robins, juncos, and sparrows that were carrying ticks, were also carriers.

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  6. California bird species host Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | HeraldNet

    Ticks carrying the bacterium responsible for Lyme disease are infesting Northern California's birds and may be hitching rides on them into suburban settings, according to a new University of California, Berkeley, study. The tick-borne spirochete scientists know as Borrelia burgdorferi is found in a wide variety of mammals in California including wood rats, gray squirrels and deer.

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  7. Warm winter triggers early Idaho tick seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... But Mariah's dad, Brian, said this is not a normal winter in St. Maries. Ticks are generally associated with Lyme disease although the experts said the odds of getting infected by the bugs in the Inland Northwest are relatively low. Mariah's parents ...

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  8. Lyme cases on the rise in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    In this photo made Friday, May 9, 2014, an informational card about ticks distributed by the Maine Medical Center Research Institute is seen in the woods in Freeport, Maine. State officials say ticks are back with a vengeance, meaning tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease will see no wain.

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  9. Renowned Lyme Disease Researcher Dr. John N. Aucott to Be Honored at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | PRWeb

    Dr. Aucott, president of the Lyme Disease Research Foundation and the principal investigator of a landmark series of Lyme studies done in collaboration with scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will receive the Lauren F. Brooks Hope Award at the Lyme Research Alliance and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance annual Gala, April 11, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, CT. His clinical expertise and dedicated efforts toward unraveling the natural history of Lyme disease are worthy of the Hope Award's prestigious recognition.

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  10. Many California bird species host Lyme disease bacteria, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Los Angeles Times

    The golden-crowned sparrow is among many bird species known to host the Lyme disease bacteria in California Ticks carrying the bacterium responsible for Lyme disease are infesting Northern California's birds and may be hitching rides on them into suburban settings, according to a new UC Berkeley study. The tick-borne spirochete scientists know as Borrelia burgdorferi is found in a wide variety of mammals in California including wood rats, gray squirrels and deer.

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  11. Study IDs key birds that host Lyme disease bacteria in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The Golden-Crowned Sparrow, one of the 53 species of birds tested in the UC Berkeley study and a common sight in suburban areas, was revealed to be an important host of the Lyme Disease-causing bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi . Credit: Michael McCloy Birds are more important than previously recognized as hosts for Lyme disease-causing bacteria in California, according to a study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  12. Factors associated with preventive behaviors regarding Lyme disease...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | BioMed Central

    Groupe de Recherche en Epidemiologie des Zoonoses et Sante Publique , Pavillon de la sante publique, Faculte de medecine veterinaire, Universite de Montreal, CP 5000, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada Groupe d'etude et de recherche en analyse de la decision , Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Background Lyme disease is a vector-borne disease that is endemic in many temperate countries, including Switzerland, and is currently emerging in Canada.

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  13. Sharpshooters Target 50 Deer on U-M Dearborn CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    ... full-time urban bird research center in North America. Students could potentially be exposed to Lyme disease carried by deer ticks. A special permit granting the hunt expires Sunday, so the sharpshooters with Berg's Animal & Bug Control will return ...

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  14. Chronic fatigue syndrome was just the beginning: More proposed disease renamingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | CalorieLab Calorie Counter News

    ... the requirement that victims must puncture their flesh on a routine daily basis to draw blood for testing. Lyme disease , which sounds misleadingly like a mere citrus fruit allergy, would surely get our increased respect if it were known as " ...

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  15. Ben Woolf dies; 'American Horror Story' actor clipped by car's mirrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Inside Bay Area

    ... and woodsy areas, keep a watch out for ticks on yourself and your pets. Western black-legged ticks can transmit Lyme disease.

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  16. Tuesday's TV picks: Oakland native Keyshia Cole gets personalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Inside Bay Area

    ... and woodsy areas, keep a watch out for ticks on yourself and your pets. Western black-legged ticks can transmit Lyme disease.

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  17. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | North Country Now

    State Sen. Patty Ritchie of Heuvelton, chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, has been named to the Senate Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases, a group which aims to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and other related illnesses. "In recent years, the region I represent has seen a sharp spike in the number of cases of Lyme disease," said Ritchie, whose 48th District includes the western half of St. Lawrence County including Ogdensburg, Canton and Gouverneur.

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  18. Palo Alto: Council signs off on plans for controversial homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... and woodsy areas, keep a watch out for ticks on yourself and your pets. Western black-legged ticks can transmit Lyme disease.

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  19. Ask Amy: My teenage daughter won't open up to meRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... and woodsy areas, keep a watch out for ticks on yourself and your pets. Western black-legged ticks can transmit Lyme disease.

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  20. Lyme Disease costing even more scratch, research says.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    New research shows that Lyme disease has a much greater impact on patients and the health system, costing up to $1.3 billion a year to treat. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore analyzed nearly 52,800 cases of Lyme disease in patients younger than 65 who were treated with antibiotics within 30 days of a Lyme disease test order and/or Lyme disease diagnosis.

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