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  1. Don't let parasites tick off your petRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Ballymena Today

    ... months. That way pets can safely enjoy the freedom of the outdoors." Ticks feed on blood and can transmit Lyme disease, which can be difficult to detect and can sometimes cause serious complications without proper treatment. Dr Stacey added: "If a ...

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  2. Services Expand for South Florida Turf Grass PestsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... ant mounds can reach over 1,000 per acre, with each mound consisting of hundred thousand stinging ants. - Ticks-Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever are common illness followed by tick bites. Lyme illness is a persistent joint inflammation. ...

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  3. Yolanda Foster returns to the gym after removing ruptured breast...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'I'm seeing the light': Yolanda Foster returns to the gym after removing ruptured breast implants in bid to beat Lyme disease But Yolanda Foster looked much healthier and more like her former self in a snap she posted on Instagram on Friday showing her in a gym. Looking fitter: Yolanda Foster, who has been suffering the severe effects of Lyme disease since 2012, posted this Instagram snap of herself in a gym on Friday The Dutch former model appeared to have recovered from the surgery she had earlier this month at a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, to remove both breast implants.

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  4. More ticks carrying babesiosis parasite, raising risk of serious illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Day

    Now, he's eager to let others know about this dangerous tick-borne illness  - not as common as Lyme disease, but potentially far more serious. “People should be aware,” the Waterford resident said Friday, now well on his way to full recovery after a near-fatal bout with the infection that began in mid-July.

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  5. Calm urged over Lyme disease re...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    Kanawha, Marshall and Wetzel counties joined Berkeley, Hampshire, Hancock, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Wood as being considered endemic for Lyme disease. Endemic means a disease or condition, in this case Lyme disease which is known to be found in that area.

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  6. Nominate a Doc for Natcaplyme Scholarship Lyme Fundamentals at Ilads 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    NATCAPLYME is pleased to announce a grant program for first time attending physicians to attend the upcoming ILADS Fundamentals of Lyme Disease Nominate A Local Doctor for the ILADS CME Approved Course NatCapLyme Scholarships Available The National Capital Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Association strives to improve the quality of care for those suffering from tick-borne illnesses by offering educational opportunities for local health care professionals. To advance this objective NatCapLyme will offer scholarships for medical professionals to this important CME approved course.

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  7. Ticks and fleas warning for East Antrim pet ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Larne Today

    ... months. That way pets can safely enjoy the freedom of the outdoors." Ticks feed on blood and can transmit Lyme disease, which can be difficult to detect and can sometimes cause serious complications without proper treatment. Dr Stacey added: "If a ...

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  8. Delaware girl's Lyme-disease bout has mom urging greater awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    A sign warns visitors of the threat of ticks at Sharon Woods Metro Park in Westerville. Dianne Mirras, left, said she'd rather see a snake than a tick, while Barbara Deavers, right, had the opposite opinion.

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  9. Why antibiotics may not work for Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsTarget.com

    For some, early treatment with antibiotics is effective. For others and for those in the late stages of infection, antibiotics may be ineffective for the following reasons: Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, has a corkscrew shape that allows it to bore deep into tissues and cartilage , safely out of reach of most antibiotics.

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  10. More cases of Lyme foundRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Kanawha, Marshall and Wetzel counties joined Berkeley, Hampshire, Hancock, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Wood as being considered endemic for Lyme disease. Endemic means a disease or condition, in this case Lyme disease which is known to be found in that area.

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  11. Lyme disease in Australia: Vets know more than DoctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    The Australian government and medical profession insist that Australia is the only continent where people can't get Lyme disease, leaving thousands of suffers to seek diagnoses overseas and pay hugely for local treatment - if they can get any. It's hoped that a round table meeting of the House of Representatives Committee on Health next month will see recognition that Lyme disease does exist, that research is needed, and sufferers need medical help.

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  12. What's Ailing You: Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News12.com

    This week's "What's Ailing You" looks at how doctors detect Lyme disease. Wilton resident Charissa McWilliams says that ever since she and her family moved to the area 16 years ago, they've been on the lookout for Lyme.

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  13. Climate change report: Hotter summers, worse storms, and more pollen for Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PennLive.com

    ... uences. More mosquitoes may increase the spread of West Nile virus. More deer tricks may increase the spread of Lyme disease.

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  14. Vt. timber rattlesnakes face fungal diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Williston Observer

    ... them, snakes play a vital role in our ecosystem, keeping rodent populations in check. Given the concerns around Lyme disease, and deer ticks preferred host species-the white-footed mouse-snakes are more important to our health than we realize." ...

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  15. Pingree picks ticks and deer get sprayed with chemicals to kill themRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... grooming, the deer also transfer the acaricide to other parts of their bodies." Yes, some places, worried about Lyme disease, are spraying deer with chemicals to kill the ticks that carry the Lyme virus. I learned this, and other fascinating ...

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  16. Loudoun students work to extinguish Lyme disease worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Loudoun Times

    Vignesh Valaboju, 16, dilutes a primer sample in the biology lab at Rock Ridge High School to create a living vaccine for Lyme disease.

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  17. Tick danger in AutumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KEPR CBS 19

    You may think your risk of getting Lyme disease ends when the weather starts to cool,but by fall, adult ticks have had more time to become infected with disease-causing bacteria. In some areas, up to 50 percent of ticks can be infected with diseases such as Lyme, compared with only 20 percent in the summer.

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  18. Tick test results are negative for Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    ... in the Lucas county meteroparks. All of the ticks collected were the American Dog Ticks which do not carry Lyme disease. The insects were tested for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, but the results show the ticks were disease free. The health ...

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  19. Oh, deer: More views on what to do about Syracuse herdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Post-Standard

    ... New York farmers suffer millions in crop damage from the exploding deer population. What should humans do about Lyme disease? Shall we keep our children and pets confined inside or shall we take the infected deer to another area so they can give the ...

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  20. Sexual Transmission of Lyme Disease: a Paradigm ShiftRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | PR.com

    San Francisco, CA, August 26, 2015 -- -- If Lyme disease is sexually transmitted, what are the implications for the general population? An editorial published online on August 21, 2015, in the prominent infectious disease journal Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy explores what happens if Lyme disease morphs from a tickborne illness into a sexually transmitted disease . Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of corkscrew-shaped bacteria called a spirochete that is known to be transmitted by ticks.

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