Lyme Disease Newswire

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  1. Hoosiers Encouraged to Protect Against Ticks and Tick-Borne DiseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    ... often found in naturally vegetated areas or woodlands throughout Indiana. Ticks can transmit illnesses such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Last year, Indiana confirmed 100 cases of Lyme disease and 34 cases of ehrlichiosis. "When ...

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  2. Westborough: TACA to host Lyme disease treatment discussionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Talk About Curing Autism will host a free presentation On Saturday, Aug. 1 on Lyme disease treatments and the changing understanding on this disease. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, 18 Lyman St. The speaker will be Dr. Arthur Gertler of the D'Arcy Wellness Clinic in Natick.

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  3. This week in Shelter Island historyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... of Commerce opted to bypass producing the event. But by July, doctors here had already diagnosed five cases of Lyme disease and many East Enders were heading into Stony Brook University's lab with ticks they had found on themselves seeking formation ...

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  4. Blacklegged ticks examined as Canada experiences increase in Lyme disease casesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    As Lyme disease cases continue rise in Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador's top veterinarian is keeping an eye on the ticks that spread the bacteria. Dr. Hugh Whitney is most worried about blacklegged ticks because they can pass along Lyme disease to people and pets.

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  5. A tip on protecting yourself from mosquitos and ticksRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... effective prevention method too. Mosquito bites can be the cause of West Nile Disease and deer ticks can cause Lyme disease. Prevention for both mosquito and tick bites is very important all the time, every season. For more information on protecting ...

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  6. Prevent Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... tend to use a natural insect repellent. I check for ticks even if I haven't been outside. In addition to having Lyme disease, I know a lot about because I've studied it extensively, and I've treated hundreds if not thousands of patients with Lyme ...

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  7. TicksRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

    Ticks and Lyme disease cut: Walk dogs on trails when near wooded areas, as ticks are often found in long grass and underbrush. Along with their "grossness" factor they have the potential to spread Lyme disease to their victims.

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  8. First Aid Summer Survival Tips from Nyack HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PR Newswire

    ... protect your ears and the back of your neck. Taking these steps can also help protect against ticks that carry Lyme disease. The best way to deal with poison ivy, oak and sumac is to learn to recognize it, so you can avoid it. Avoid bushy, overgrown ...

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  9. Connect! Unite! Act! Denver, Colorado Springs & Durango Meet-Up Info - Got Lyme?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... pattern from the center. I've never had anything like this before. This was new for me. I'm pretty cognizant of Lyme disease around here. Where we live is a hotbed for it. Unfortunately I know too many people personally who have chronic Lyme ...

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  10. Tips To Protect Your Pets Against TicksRead the original story

    Yesterday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... get too long. If you and your dog are regularly in heavily wooded areas or around tall grass there are also Lyme disease vaccine shots you can get at the vet. Debrota also says that anyone with indoor/outdoor cats should consider treating them too. ...

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  11. Mt. Lebanon park offers protection against skin cancer but not Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Does anyone else find it ironic that Mt. Lebanon has installed a sunscreen dispenser in one of its parks , yet refuses to use the most effective means of culling to manage its out-of-control deer population? Deer ticks are spreading a serious illness, Lyme disease, to a skyrocketing number of unwitting park visitors, campers and outdoor music aficionados in Western Pennsylvania every year.

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  12. Cambridge News published Royston Lyme disease sufferer backs summer 'tick aware' warning...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cambridge Evening News

    ... is recommended that tweezers or a tick tool be used to remove ticks, as other methods may lead to infection." Lyme disease is the most significant tick-borne infection in the UK, causing an estimated 1,000 to 2,000 cases per year. Often the only ...

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  13. Cross-country Ride for Lyme arrives in Nova ScotiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    Tanner Cookson and Daniel Corso have almost completed their cross-country bicycle ride across Canada for Lyme disease awareness. They've cycled across mountains and prairies.

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  14. Health District Ticks Off Tick DangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Westport Now

    While the wet summer has caused a proliferation of hungry mosquitoes at dusk and dawn, the West Nile virus is not yet a worry. The big concern right now is deer ticks, and it's not just Lyme disease, but illnesses far more frightening, according to Mark Cooper, director of the Westport Weston Health District .

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  15. Avril Lavigne Tears Up While Discussing Lyme Disease on NightlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pleasant Morning Buzz

    Avril Lavigne, 30, was interviewed by Nightline about her tough battle with Lyme disease. Avril teared up during part of the interview conducted by ABC News' Jesse Palmer.

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  16. Welcome to summer - and to ticksRead the original story

    Wednesday | Times Beacon Record

    ... Island. Thus, it is good timing to talk about Borrelia burgdorferi, better known as the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. This bacteria is from the spirochete class and is typically found in the deer tick, also known as the blacklegged tick. What ...

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  17. How To Protect Yourself And Prevent Lyme Disease In New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lite 98.7

    Pop singer Avril Lavigne just opened up to the media for the first time about her battle with Lyme Disease. Through the course of the interview she discussed how to prevent this terrible disease from happening.

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  18. A tip on protecting yourself from mosquitoes and ticksRead the original story

    Wednesday | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... effective prevention method too. Mosquito bites can be the cause of West Nile Disease and deer ticks can cause Lyme disease. Prevention for both mosquito and tick bites is very important all the time, every season. For more information on protecting ...

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  19. Lyme disease talk Aug. 1 in WestboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Talk About Curing Autism is hosting a free presentation on Lyme disease treatments and the changing understanding of the disease at 11 a.m. Aug. 1 at Tatnuck Booksellerseller in Westboro, 18 Lyman Ave. The speaker is Dr. Arthur Gertler of the D'Arcy Wellness Clinic in Natick. Dr. Gertler is a board-certified gastroenterologist and internist who utilizes natural and holistic methods of treating illness, including Lyme disease.

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  20. Researchers find bacteria in tick that may cause Lyme disease-like symptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    Flu-like symptoms, headaches, aching joints, lethargy, rashes, paralysis, blurred vision, digestive problems, ringing in the ears - the symptoms attributed to Lyme-like disease read like a playlist of misery. Lyme disease is officially known to occur only in the Northern Hemisphere but, for many decades, people in Australia have been reporting Lyme-like symptoms.

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