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  1. Rainbow Veterinary Hospital Offers Summer Pet Boarding SpecialRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... DHPP (distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza and parvovirus), Bordetella bronchiseptica (kennel cough), tick-borne Lyme disease and rattlesnake bites. Cats need shots for rabies, FVRCP (a group of feline distemper viruses affecting respiratory and ...

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  2. Fears over Zika virus, Lyme disease fuel preventive spraying uptickRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    ... SUN/Julia Malakie Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. Fears of Zika virus, Lyme disease and other insect-borne illnesses are prompting more people to treat their yards for the flying and crawling pests, creating a boon for ...

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  3. Your health: Follow these tips to keep your family safe this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... Use insect repellents containing DEET when needed to prevent insect-related diseases. Ticks can transmit Lyme Disease, and mosquitoes can transmit West Nile, Zika virus, Chikungunya virus and other viruses. But, DEET should not be used on children ...

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  4. Tick season is here, and it's time to learn how to stop the suckersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Ixodes scapularis, or the deer tick, can carry Lyme disease and a host of other tick-borne maladies. Though there's no vaccine for such illnesses, prevention can go a long way.

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  5. Ticks Carrying Powassan Virus Found On Cape CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [...] BOSTON (CBS) - We all know that the common deer tick carries Lyme disease. But now, there's a new disease to worry about: Powassan virus. "We've now found ticks from Falmouth to Truro, carrying the ...

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  6. 'Tick paralysis' threatens pets and peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... gorgeous June day to be hoping we'd find a tick. Pookie, a 3-year-old Tibetan terrier, is vaccinated against Lyme disease and gets monthly topical flea and tick treatments. Her long, thick coat, cut shorter for summer, requires regular extensive ...

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  7. Parasitic ambushersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... is confusing because the black-legged ticks of the Northeastern states that are synonymous with the spread of Lyme disease in the past have been labeled as deer ticks. It's significant that these are two different species, only one of which, lone ...

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  8. Local lawmakers: Lyme disease awareness and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SILive.com

    From raising Lyme disease awareness to a law eliminating the tax on feminine hygiene products, here's a recap of what some of our local lawmakers have been up to recently. New York State Assemblyman Ron Castorina Jr., along with advocate Robert C. Sabatino, held a press event last month to raise awareness about Lyme disease.

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  9. The Aedes mosquito and human hands - are they related?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | McKnightsonline.com

    ... you're a bit scared you might be exposed to one of them. You hear the list: Valley Fever, West Nile virus, Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, the plague (yes the plague), foodborne illnesses from unprepared or stored food, rabies, and ...

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  10. Health Take-Away: Prevention and treatment of Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Manchester Journal

    Summer is the time for gardening, hiking, relaxing at the lake and traveling to wooded and coastal vacation sites. It's also the time for ticks, putting people and pets at risk of exposure to infections such as Lyme disease, a condition which often is misunderstood.

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  11. Texas Lyme Groups Converge on Klyde Warren Park to Hold Candlelight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    On Sunday, August 14th, Lyme disease patients and supporters will hold a candlelight vigil at Klyde Warren Park to help spread Lyme disease awareness, and to honor all of those who have suffered or lost a loved one as a result of Lyme disease and/or tick-borne illnesses in the state of Texas. Since Lyme disease is being contracted at an alarming rate in Texas, we want to honor all of those who have suffered from Lyme and TBD, especially those who have passed away.

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  12. Mayor Walsh issues safety tips for hot weatherRead the original story

    Thursday | Sampan

    ... Mosquito bites can spread West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis, while attached ticks can spread Lyme disease. Wear long sleeve shirts, long pants and socks to prevent mosquito bites. Limit your time outdoors between dusk and dawn when ...

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  13. New Researchers Join Global Lyme Alliance's Scientific Advisory BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    ... ABOUT GLOBAL LYME ALLIANCE Global Lyme Alliance is the leading private nonprofit dedicated to conquering Lyme disease through innovative research and education programs. The 501(c)(3) organization is headquartered in Greenwich, CT. For more ...

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  14. 7 Things You Need to Do to Protect Yourself from TicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WTNH

    ... Paul Mead, MD, chief of epidemiology and surveillance for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Lyme disease program. Ticks love dark, moist areas, so when you're looking for them, focus on the groin, backs of the knees, and armpits. ...

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  15. The View From My Place: Fear the bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Bennington Banner

    ... likely to cause you harm than anyone wearing a turban. I know you're probably sick of hearing about ticks and Lyme disease and I don't blame you. I am too. It probably isn't all that high on your radar, because there's not one politician out there ...

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  16. CDC scientists review methods to prevent bites and suppress ticks that transmit Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Medical News Today

    Dr. Lars Eisen and Marc Dolan of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reviewed decades of scientific literature on the effectiveness of various methods of preventing bites and controlling ticks that transmit Lyme disease . Their findings are published in the Journal of Medical Entomology .

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  17. Images: Human Parasites Under the MicroscopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | LiveScience

    ... organisms in microscopic detail. This confetti-like image is Borrelia burgdorferi , the bacteria that causes Lyme Disease. This parasite evolved to live in the blood of small mammals, which usually don't show any ill effects of infection, according ...

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  18. Latest Staten Island Deer Counts Find 527 Living in the BoroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | DNAInfo.com

    ... the surveys were done on days with clear skies, Parks said. The increase in deer has lead to an increase in Lyme disease numbers over the past three years and there have been 26 deer related car crashes so far this year, an increase over the ...

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  19. Scientist proposes genetic attack on Martha's Vineyard ticksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology associate professor Kevin Esvelt came to Martha's Vineyard on Wednesday to make separate presentations to Island health agents, and to the public, to enlist support in a potentially groundbreaking tactic that could vastly reduce the cases of Lyme disease on the Island, and possibly far beyond our shores. "Our proposal is to permanently break the transmission cycle between white-footed mice, which are the reservoir of most diseases, and ticks," he said at a monthly working session of health agents at Oak Bluffs town hall.

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  20. Versus Lyme, try foxes?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    I have long thought that the reintroduction of fox here on Martha's Vineyard might be beneficial in terms of our high Lyme disease incidence. Recently, I came across an article from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggesting such a correlation.

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