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Too often we fall into a gardening rut — planting the same annuals in the same spot, growing the same varieties of vegetables, using the same plants our neighbors have in the landscape. There are plenty of opportunities, large and small, to exercise...
The bugs are coming back. Minnesota’s soggy spring is expected to produce a bumper crop of ticks and mosquitoes, and experts are warning that insect-related diseases are likely to be close behind, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported....
In Virginia the most common tick bite comes from the Lone Star tick. "You'll pick up 50 to 100 Lone Stars for every one black-legged tick," said David Gaines, state entomologist. Yet Lyme Disease, carried exclusively by the immature black-legged, or...
Summer health, safety tips The Department of Health offers sun and water safety tips, Lyme disease information for prevention and detection, as well as food safety recommendations designed to reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses at picnics,...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistA shortage of one medication is forcing local pharmacies to take a huge hit. Doxycycline is used to treat a number of illnesses, including Lyme disease. Pharmacists said there was a major shortage just a few months ago and that’s caused prices...
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It has taken 18 years of being misdiagnosed, but local resident and business-owner Marsha Knicley, 64, of Hagerstown, can finally say she has Lyme disease. Those who know Knicley they would describe her as a smart and savvy businesswoman with a big...
Tags: Borrelia infection , Flu, Symptoms, Antarctica, Diarrhea
Though Emmet and Charlevoix counties have had no reports of black-legged ticks, the species has moved into counties north and south of the region. The black-legged tick, which carries Lyme disease, has been migrating south from the Upper Peninsula and...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) -- People in northwestern Indiana appear to run the greatest risk in the state contracting Lyme disease from ticks. Associate entomology professor Catherine Hill of Purdue University in West Lafayette says maps from Purdue, the Indiana...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIt has taken 18 years of being misdiagnosed, but local resident and business-owner Marsha Knicley, 64, of Hagerstown, can finally say she has Lyme disease. Those who know Knicley they would describe her as a smart and savvy businesswoman with a big...
Tags: Borrelia infection , Flu, Symptoms, Diarrhea, Headaches
Dear Pharmacist: On Facebook, you said people catch Lyme disease from their pets, which tote ticks. That's how I got Lyme, and I have Bartonella, too. I found out because of you, and it explained my symptoms of joint pain, confusion, memory loss and...
County and municipal health departments offer tips to prevent contracting tick- and mosquito-related diseases. Some also offer hotlines to report suspected cases. Some resources include: •Illinois Department of Public Health: http://www.idph.state....
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
Jun 13, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Jun 12, 2013 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
Jun 7, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Jun 3, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
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May 29, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 27, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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