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  1. Climate change could mean more ticks & mosquitoes in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... t to tenfold. Ticks also grow faster in humid warm weather. He says last year Iowa had a 40 percent increase in Lyme disease. Shah say poison ivy also could become even more toxic thanks to the rise in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.


  2. Research team evaluating Lyme disease in provinceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    St. FX research assistant Jennifer Dunn, back left, environmental science professor Hugo Beltrami, nursing associate professor Patti Hansen-Ketchum, nursing associate professor Donna MacDougall, front left, and Pictou Centre MLA Pat Dunn gathered at his office to discuss ongoing research into Lyme disease in Nova Scotia and legislation regarding ... (more)


  3. Climate Change Could Mean More Ticks, MosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... t to tenfold. Ticks also grow faster in humid warm weather. He says last year Iowa had a 40 percent increase in Lyme disease. Shah say poison ivy also could become even more toxic thanks to the rise in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.


  4. Avoiding Illness due to ticks, bats and wild animalsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lincoln Daily News

    ... against illness caused by tick and animal bites. Ticks can carry diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease, tularemia, babesiosis, and ehrlichiosis, while bats and other wild animals pose the risk of transmitting rabies, a virus that ...


  5. Tick alertRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KIMT

    ... at bay. However, with winters becoming milder, ticks are able to multiply. Along with these creatures, comes Lyme disease - a potentially deadly condition. The disease carries with it flu-like symptoms like fever, headaches, and joint pain. "We need ...


  6. Climate change means more bugs, slimy pondsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

    ... have become increasingly apparent. Delaware is one of 13 states that now account for 95 percent of reported Lyme disease cases. The illness often spreads through the bite of deer ticks, a species that is expected to flourish and spread as warmer ...


  7. Greens warn climate change could ruin 'outdoor' experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... to the report, which will lead to increased numbers every year. Additionally deer ticks, which transmit Lyme disease, are expected to be more widespread. Venomous fire ants, which benefit from warmer temperatures, are spreading northward across ...


  8. Report says tick, mosquito populations on riseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... and water or with an iodine scrub. In 2012, the Maine Center for Disease Control said more than 1,000 cases of Lyme disease were reported. Click through for tips from the CDC's website on how to prevent tick-borne disease and what to do if you find ...


  9. Ticks, mosquitoes as winners in the climate change lottery are focus of panelRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... their spread and abundance, and harming our health and outdoor experience. For example, 25 years ago, Lyme disease was relatively unknown, but today nearly everyone knows someone with Lyme disease and it has reached near epidemic proportions. ...


  10. Non-obvious dangersRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... harbor mice and chipmunks and small rodents harbor deer ticks -- much more so than deer. Deer ticks spread Lyme disease and other serious illnesses. Question: what's the difference between a track-off mat, which is designed to collect dirt and dust ...


  11. Ann Arbor to pick method of deer population management in public processRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 |

    ... due to the Lyme-disease transmitting ticks that deer are known to carry, according to residents. Concerns of Lyme disease that accompany a deer population have not manifested in Washtenaw County cases, according to health officials. "I'm not of ...


  12. Rescue Me - Animal Protective Foundation - Scotia, NYRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Daily Kos

    ... (FIV) and cats under 6 months old are tested for feline leukemia (FeLV) only. Dogs are tested for heartworm, Lyme disease, ehrlichia and anaplasma (both tick-borne illnesses). The average cost of care we provide for each dog and cat is $250. We get ...


  13. Watch out for insect bites, stings this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Daily Herald

    During the "dog days" of summer, families must be watchful for infections carried by mosquitoes and ticks, such as Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and insect bites.


  14. Deer hunt gets go-ahead with new ordinance in Colts NeckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 |

    ... permission from property owners. The township committee cited loss of revenue for farmers, a rise in cases of Lyme disease and more deer versus car collisions. Opponents concerned about safety have been assured no hunting would be allowed in parks ...


  15. The Best Bug Repellents for Every OccasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Men's Journal

    Bugs not only ruin summer barbecues, but they also transmit serious illnesses like Lyme disease and West Nile virus.


  16. Tick bite can cause meat allergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 |

    ... medical condition. A reaction to a Lone Star Tick bite can trigger a circular shaped rash that is similar to Lyme disease, however, it is not caused by the bacteria Boreelia bergdorferi . The rash caused by the Lone Star Tick is called STARI, ...


  17. Drugs and DeathRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | AltWeeklies

    ... ceremony at the DCU Center Wednesday, June 11 believing every child in America can make it just like them. Lyme disease awareness advocates are hopeful that H.4142 (now referred to as H.4259) An Act relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage will ...


  18. Increasing Cases of Meat Allergy Triggered by Tick BiteRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 |

    ... a meat allergy, it's important to also be aware of other illnesses that may result from a tick bite, including Lyme disease, the Heartland virus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Powassan. If you find a tick attached to your skin, it's important to ...


  19. Chickens share backyards and pests with dogs, catsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... people go backpacking, camping and hiking. Ticks spread diseases, including Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease, some of which can be life-threatening and some that can be passed to humans. Tick products are often combined with flea ...


  20. Outdoors: Lyme disease should be a concernRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Evening Sun

    ... be aware of the possible large threat caused by some of the tiniest arachnids. Ticks remain a threat to spread Lyme disease. What are the chances of contracting the disease? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 95 percent of ...