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  1. MDHHS Reminds Residents to "Fight the Bite" During Holiday Weekend, Throughout SummerRead the original story

    6 min ago | State of Michigan

    ... such as West Nile virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), and ticks can carry illnesses such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Mosquito and tick-borne diseases can cause mild symptoms, severe infections requiring ...

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  2. Tough Tick Season PredictedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | KBND-AM Bend

    ... there. These are not very fast moving creatures, but they're sticky." Ticks are the most common transmitter of Lyme disease, although not all ticks are carriers. If left untreated, Lyme disease can result in serious and lasting health effects.

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  3. Fight the biteRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | KBCI CBS 2

    Mosquitoes and ticks are a nuisance, but worse, they can spread illnesses like West Nile and Lyme Disease. Insect repellents can protect you from being bitten but they can contain harsh chemicals.

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  4. Mystery Of Morgellons - Disease Or Delusion - Scientific Hypothesis Of Connection With Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... But amongst these, many of them will learn about a group of researchers who suggest that it is connected with Lyme disease, and can be treated by long term use of antibiotics. An adult deer tick , which may carry the microbes that cause Lyme ...

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  5. Ohioans warned about Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    ... Tucker, public health nurse at the Marietta City Health Department. "In 2014 there were four suspected cases." Lyme disease is on the rise, according to the Ohio Department of Health, with a 12.7 percent rise from 2013 to 2014. The blacklegged tick, ...

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  6. House committee approves Lyme legislation to be added to federal programRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    Legislation aimed at speeding the development and approval of treatments and cures will now include legislation designed to combat tick-borne illnesses. Congressman Chris Gibson announced on Thursday the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved legislation he authored to combat Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

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  7. Pet talk: Dealing with fleas and ticksRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Morning News

    ... percentage of bites that lead to disease transmission is unclear. "Ticks are known to carry diseases such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spottedfever," Barr said. "The most common disease that fleas transmit to dogs are tapeworms, which are ...

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  8. Vets warn the risk of dogs getting Lyme Disease on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Veterinarians are sounding the alarm, saying they've never seen so many dogs come in with ticks on them or had it happen so early in the season. Ticks have the potential to carry Lyme disease.

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  9. Antibiotic Drug Shortages: Addressing a Common ProblemRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Pharmacy Times

    ... at 7 different times during the study period for a total of 1114 days. Doxycycline, an antibiotic used to treat Lyme disease, pneumonia, sinusitis and pelvic inflammatory disease, ran short 3 times for a total of 1515 days. "Shortages of agents used ...

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  10. York U experts available to speak about blacklegged ticks, Lyme disease and "ticks" map of CanadaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | York University

    Two York University Professors are available to speak to media about the spread of blacklegged ticks in Canada and the potential threat of Lyme disease in areas such as Toronto, where ticks found on one of the Toronto Islands and in local parks are being tested for the disease. Professor Jianhong Wu , Director of the York Institute for Health Research, leads a team that has developed the first national map of Lyme tick populations, a colour-coded illustration of the spread of ticks in Canada.

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  11. Columbus Public Health Launches New Program To Combat Tick DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WBNS

    ... and fishing. Since last September, he's paid the price. Dombrowski takes antibiotics twice a day. They treat Lyme disease caused by a critter the size of a poppy seed: a black-legged tick. Joey knew something was wrong. He said that his father had ...

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  12. Wet Winter is Cause for More Ticks This SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... a deer tick or a dog tick just by looking at it. This is important information, since only deer ticks carry Lyme disease. If it's a deer tick, the tick can then be sent to a lab to see if it was indeed a carrier. Ticks can carry other potentially ...

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  13. Tiny ticks packing a powerful punch in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    "Folks that have traveled in states northern in the Midwest, Missouri, maybe Kansas, Illinois, some of those areas might be somewhere you would be exposed to a tick carrying Lyme disease, and then returning to Oklahoma," Meadows said. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, over 90 percent of Lyme disease cases are reported in northern portions of the United States.

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  14. Health Check: Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector borne disease in the world according to doctors and it is a big deal along the East Coast. Fourteen states, including Virginia, make up 95% of the cases reported every year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  15. Lyme disease awareness gets tick of approval from local mumRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Northern Daily Leader

    ... concerns is the health of her twins, who are not yet three years old but are already showing symptoms. "Lyme disease can be sexually transmitted and passed on to your children via the placenta or breastmilk," Ms Stuart said. The condition has been ...

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  16. Ticked offRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lexington County Chronicle

    ... anesthetic properties) and host generally don't feel it. Fewer than half of people who've been infected with Lyme disease show the 'bull's-eye rash' that was once thought to be a telltale sign of the disease. If you start showing flulike symptoms in ...

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  17. Tick-ing time bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... topical solutions such as K9 Advantix or oral medications. Pests such as the blacklegged tick can spread Lyme disease, a bacterial infection that often brings flu-like symptoms, fatigue and joint pain. As well as Lyme, ticks can also carry ...

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  18. May is Lyme Disease awareness monthRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | The Community Voice

    ... most active in the spring and early summer. Both nymphs and adult ticks can transmit the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, as well as other tick-borne diseases. Ticks can be found in grassy, brushy, or wooded areas, especially along sides of ...

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  19. Our Top Tips for Midcoast Maine Pet OwnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    Are you new to the area or a first time pet owner? Our goal at PenBay Vet's is to help you be the best pet owner possible. READ PBVA'S TOP TIPS FOR MIDCOAST MAINE PET OWNERS: 1. Protect your dog from Lyme Disease.

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  20. East Stroudsburg University professor begins 3-year study of Pa. timber rattlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Pocono Record

    ... we don't anticipate,” said LaDuke. If rattlesnakes go, one drastic effect could be a proliferation of Lyme disease. “Rattlesnakes play a huge role in Pennsylvania in keeping Lyme disease down because they eat a species of mouse that's ...

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