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  1. Lyme Disease Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Evening Sun

    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and with the high number of reported cases in New York, it is important to arm yourself and your family with the tools to avoid the disease when possible, and detect and treat when necessary. Lyme disease is an infection, caused by bacteria, that is spread by the bite of an infected tick.

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  2. Advocates call for better testing protocolsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Labradorian

    One of the biggest problems associated with Lyme disease in Canada is the ineffective testing used to diagnose it, says the president of a national association dedicated to raising awareness about the issue. "The testing is flawed, and governments really need to do something about it," said British Columbia-based Jim Wilson of the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation .

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  3. 'My illness is real'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Labradorian

    ... diagnosis in Canada, a blood test from a lab in California confirmed in October 2014 she has late-stage chronic Lyme disease. "So there's yet another obstacle in my path. This is what I am facing over and over again," Gough told The Telegram ...

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  4. What a tiny tick did to this sweet little dogRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... consider the tick-borne illness that is on a rampage in other parts of the country - in Maine, for instance. Lyme disease. Bingo! Another blood test confirmed that little Wiper did indeed have Lyme disease . The treatment was a 30-day course of the ...

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  5. Project to track rising threat of Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Dogs can be bitten by infected ticks while being taken for walks through wooded areas or parkland in both urban and rural areas Vets across the UK are set to take part in the Big Tick Project, the largest nationwide collection of ticks from dogs in a bid to help scientists, led by Professor Richard Wall at the University of Bristol, track what is feared to be a growing threat to people and their dogs from tick-borne zoonotic diseases such as Lyme disease . In the UK, Public Health England estimates the number of new cases each year at around 3,000 while Lyme disease charities say the figure could even be as high as 15,000 annually.

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  6. Tick season is here and Giroud Tree and Lawn gives tick control tips...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Preventing tick bites is a must for anyone in the Philadelphia area, who loves outdoor activities. With the Centers for Disease Control reporting that Pennsylvania leads the nation in Lyme Disease cases, Giroud Tree and Lawn provides Tick control strategies to protect people from ticks and tick borne diseases such as Lyme Disease Now is prime time for ticks and Lyme Disease.

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  7. Yolanda Foster shares a cute photo of son Anwar Hadid carrying her...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... ?? The best cure is prevention: be cautious in wooded areas and always check for ticks! Learn more about Lyme Disease, #takeabiteoutoflyme & share a fact!! I challenge all of you' Continued care: The 51-year-old Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star ...

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  8. The White House is lying about climate change and healthRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Enter Stage Right

    ... today. The weather surely can help generate health problems. For example in the northeastern states, the Lyme disease season is beginning. Between 1992 and 2010 reported cases of Lyme disease doubled to nearly 23,000 according to the Centers for ...

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  9. Powassan Virus in Wisconsin: What You Need to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WSAW

    ... Infectious Disease Doctor Matt Hall explains that it affects the brain. "It's carried by the same tick that Lyme Disease is. It sits in a class of viruses that can cause infection of the brain," Hall said. "You can get neurologic symptoms and things ...

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  10. Pain, uncertainty for Lyme disease sufferersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Benalla Ensign

    As part of Lyme Disease Awareness Month in May, the Riverine Herald will shed light on the debilitating, yet controversial, illness through the eyes of those fighting it. For the next four Mondays, the Riv will feature the stories of several people facing a life of pain and a future of uncertainty as Australia's health officials refuse to concede Lyme disease exists in Australia.

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  11. Hanging Body Found On Bucks Golf CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A study found deer ticks in all 67 Pennsylvania counties, prompting state officials to caution residents about the risk of Lyme disease.

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  12. Tick season arrives at Presque IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... throughout Erie County. Deer ticks are a health concern because they can spread the bacteria responsible for Lyme disease when they feed on humans. Erie County averaged 29 cases of Lyme disease per year from 2009 to 2014. Lyme disease usually can be ...

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  13. Board of Commissioners, School Board Meeting: The Week Ahead in RadnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A study found deer ticks in all 67 Pennsylvania counties, prompting state officials to caution residents about the risk of Lyme disease.

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  14. The Adelaine Project Cross Canada Bike Ride for Lyme DiseaseRead the original story

    Yesterday | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    APRIL 22, 2015 At sunrise on May 11, 2015, two Canadians will begin a 8000 km bike ride from Victoria, BC to St. John's Newfoundland to raise money for Lyme disease research and awareness in Canada. "We will be riding across the country this spring to give hope to those who suffer from Lyme disease", says 22 year old Daniel Corso.

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  15. Stop The Lyme Pandemic Million Signature PetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WebWire

    Lyme disease is currently worldwide and yet it continues to be ignored. We feel that through awareness we have the opportunity to raise not only awareness but hopefully solutions to this pandemic disease.

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  16. Video: Tick Season is HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | It's Relevant

    It's that time of year again for ticks, and they can be carrying a variety of different diseases, such as Lyme Disease. With a variety of symptoms, Lisa Monachelli, Education Programs Manager at The Stamford Museum and Nature Center, says a tick borne disease can be hard to diagnose.

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  17. VIDEO: UK Vets launch Big Tick Project to track rising threat of Lyme DiseaseRead the original story

    Saturday | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    Vets across the UK are set to take part in the Big Tick Project which will see the largest nationwide collection of ticks from dogs in a bid to help scientists track what is feared to be a growing threat to people and their dogs from tick-borne zoonotic diseases such as Lyme Disease . Singer Avril Lavigne has recently revealed she is battling Lyme Disease and has been left bedridden from the condition which she contracted after being infected by a tick bite.

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  18. Bucks County's Aria Health Highlights Stroke Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Patch.com

    These include daily exercise, not smoking, improving your diet, and developing a close working relationship with your primary care physician. A study found deer ticks in all 67 Pennsylvania counties, prompting state officials to caution residents about the risk of Lyme disease.

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  19. Bugged by bloodsuckersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... and no disease. Or you might get one tick bite and become quite sick. The headliner tick-transmitted illness is Lyme disease. Some people in the region report having contracted it, having had it diagnosed by physician. This is an area of controversy ...

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  20. Ticks test positive for Lyme disease-causing bacteria Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hesperia Star

    The Division of Environmental Health Services' Mosquito and Vector Control Program on Friday confirmed that two adult western black-legged ticks collected on Jan. 29 tested positive for a bacteria that may cause Lyme disease in humans. MVCP routinely checks for the presence of this bacteria in local ticks within the county.

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