2 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal
New leaflets on how to prevent tick bites and reduce the risk of contracting Lyme disease are being issued to health professionals and the public as part of a national programme by Public Health England .
6 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Co-infections, such as Bartonella, continue to be little understood or even acknowledged as a definite illness by many in the medical profession.
In 1983, Susan Beck was diagnosed with Lyme disease, making her the first known woman in Virginia to officially battle the tick-borne illness.
Grassy areas are a favorite environment for certain species of ticks, which can transmit deadly diseases to both dogs and cats.
Ticks that harbor a handful of illnesses may barely be noticed due to their small size.
ALBANY With Memorial Day Weekend fast approaching and people spending more time outdoors, State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H., today reminded New Yorkers to take precautions to prevent diseases that are transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks.
When Leanne Hunter discovered a tick on her dog Mya two weeks ago she thought it was a freak occurrence.
How you dress can make a difference in whether or not you contract Lyme disease from a tick bite, according to Martha's Vineyard health officials.
The general public has been educated about the dangers and health risks associated with infectious tick bites to humans and prescribed medications like Doxycycline Hyclate to combat such illnesses as "Lyme Disease" and other diseases transmitted from ticks.
Central New York is traditionally a hot spot for eastern equine encephalitis -- EEE for short, a mosquito-borne virus.
If you live near or often spend time in a wooded area, like we all pretty much do in the Rogue Valley, blood-sucking ticks are part of your world.
Six Loudoun County parks will be sprayed in upcoming weeks as part of the Board of Supervisors initiative to combat Lyme disease in Loudoun County.
The Hartz UltraGuard Flea and Tick Solution Center Helps Pet Parents Find the Right Flea and Tick Protection [...] depending on the climate, recent weather patterns and other factors, many pet parents have found that practicing year-round prevention against fleas and ticks is the best way to keep health complications at bay.Ticks are another ... (more)
As the weather consistently stays warm, chances are you'll find yourself spending more time outdoors.