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  1. Monitor Board of Contributors: Know your biting bugs (and hot to protect from them)Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Concord Monitor

    ... you should contact your physician. You may be placed on prophylactic antibiotics to prevent infection with Lyme disease. During the summer, flu-like symptoms and rashes that look odd or like a bull's-eye may be signs of Lyme disease. Joint swelling ...

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  2. What he learned from WalterRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... 180 people in that study, and it showed that exposure to tularemia was just about as common as it was to Lyme disease in the landscapers; and, that there were individuals who had never been diagnosed because they never got sick but nonetheless had ...

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  3. Muhlenberg College students looking for Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... summer conducting research. "These are the glands that makes the spit that contains the bacteria that causes Lyme disease," Makkapati said, while looking at an enlarged computer monitor tick. In 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported ...

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  4. Be mindful of ticks on petsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... said. "That'll be the true tell. "Next year, when we start doing our testing again, will we see an increase in Lyme disease-positive tests? That's always in the backs of our minds." Fife said while he's removed ticks from animals at his practice, he ...

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  5. Too many deer: Sun Star Courier Letter to the EditorRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... to believe that anyone wants them to starve to death, cause vehicle/deer collisions, or have anyone contract lyme disease from the tick carried by the deer. Please, contact your councilman and/or make a comment on the city's website at ...

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  6. Choosing the right insect repellant made easier by new EPA graphicRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... has been detected in every state except Alaska and Hawaii. Ticks can transmit numerous diseases, including Lyme disease, tulariemia, and anaplasmosis. The number of cases of insect-transmitted diseases is on the rise in the United States. According ...

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  7. ICAST 2014 Sunsect the two-in-one sunscreen and bug repellantRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... as a prevention in mosquito-born hostile illness like denge fever, lassa fever, leishmaniasis, West Nile Virus, lyme disease, malaria and encephalitides. Now the general public can share in the same sun and mosquito protection when enjoying the ...

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  8. Telford talks ticksRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Believe it or not, there was actually a small study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine back in the late 1980s claiming that nudists don't get Lyme disease.

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  9. Sky Game Day: Second half of season starts against FeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ChicagoSports.com

    ... Elena Delle Donne (21.2 points per game) who is at home in Delaware receiving treatment for a flare up with her Lyme disease symptoms. Since Delle Donne became ill the Sky have lost 12 of their last 15 games. Following Tuesday's meeting with the ...

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  10. Enviro campers get hands-on experience at Presque IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Erie Times News

    ... students extracted DNA from deer ticks collected along the Sidewalk Trail to test for the pathogen that causes Lyme disease. They'll share their results Friday when the annual summer Enviro Research Camp wraps up. This is the third year for the ...

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  11. How you can stay safe from ticksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WPXI

    They're vigilant about checking for ticks, especially since their son Luke contracted Lyme disease through a deer tick as a toddler.

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  12. Health Department Offers Tips on How to Avoid Ticks and Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    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.

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  13. Ask a Doc - Lyme disease not the only threat from ticksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... transmission to begin. The tick's saliva carries bacteria and other organisms, some of which can cause disease. Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in Massachusetts. It is caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. Infections can be ...

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  14. Brookline Issues Tick AdvisoryRead the original story

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... advisory, saying it has received several reports of ticks early this season. Last year, 12 people contracted Lyme disease from tick bites in Brookline, the department said. There were about 460 cases of Lyme disease in all of Norfolk County last ...

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  15. Tick target: New Lyme vaccine in clinical trialsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Shelter Island Reporter

    COURTESY PHOTO Ticks are the culprit in spreading Lyme Disease, but a new vaccine could go a long way in preventing the illness.

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  16. New Lyme Disease Book by Bryan Rosner Exposes Dozens of Promising Treatment OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    Investigative Journalist and Lyme Researcher Bryan Rosner is back with this 438-page sequel to his previous two Lyme disease books.

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  17. Parasite Prevention for You and Your PetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Republican Journal

    ... Animal Adoption Center will host "Parasite Prevention for You and Your Pets," a forum on heartworms, ticks and Lyme disease, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the center's future facility at 123 John Street in Camden. The event is free to the public and ...

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  18. Presentation: Eco-epidemiology of tick-borne diseases on Block IslandRead the original story

    Monday | The Block Island Times

    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.

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  19. Tickborne diseases on the rise in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ClickOnDetroit

    ... LIFT AND LOOBLG FOR AN ANIMAL. WHEN AN ANIMAL BRSHS UP, THEY'LL GRAB ON TO IT. FORTUNATELY, THE REAL CONCERN IS LYME DISEASE. WE SEE A LOT OF LYME DISEASE IN HIGHER TICK POPULATION IN THE UPPER MIDWEST. LYME DISEASE CAN CAUSE NERVE PAIN. THIS WAS ...

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  20. Three cases of Lyme Disease confirmedRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Washington County Public Health Department received three confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the county.

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