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Lyme Disease is the fastest growing infectious disease in the U.S. It is caused by bacteria transmitted by the bite of an infected tick. It can affect the skin, nervous system, heart, joints and become debilitating. The Centers for Disease Control...
I have always prescribed to the notion that the world’s varieties of creatures are woven into webs of balance, necessity and purpose. Even the ones that make you go yuuuuck. It just seems however, that try as I might, a few of these I just can&...
Tags: Skin, Human Body, Missouri, Diseases and Illnesses, Health
ONIDA - Rainer Schouren, a friend of ours from Detmold, Germany, sent me a pair of plastic tweezers made specifically for the safe removal of ticks from your skin. The directions say to grasp the tick as close to its head as possible, and twist the tick's...
Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:It’s nearly high season again for Lyme Disease in Maryland. It’s also Lyme Disease Awareness Month, so time again to remind Marylanders to watch for, and take precautions against the deer ticks that transmit it to...
HealthIt's that time of the year when deer ticks flourish and Lyme disease comes the forefront of our news. There are several reasons to talk about Lyme disease right now. But first, I'd like to invite you to lend a hand to a woman whose story is all too...
Show TrackerA drill instructor puts his young charges through their paces at a disciplinary camp for youths, in a driving rain. One teen, Landon, seems ready to drop and begs Sarge not to force him to finish. Sarge is in âFull......
Special to The Baltimore SunSummer is the time to enjoy the outdoors. There's the sun, the camping, the backyard crab feasts, and unfortunately, there's also the pests. Mosquitoes, ticks, bees and hornets can make themselves uninvited guests at outdoor gatherings and activities,...
St. Louis Post-DispatchSummer means the arrival of certain illnesses and infections caused by bacteria, viruses and bugs that thrive in the warm, moist environment. Although the risk of catching these diseases is low, there are some precautions to take to stay healthy. For...
McClatchy TribuneFour years ago, after being bitten by a deer tick, Michelle Backes got treated immediately for Lyme disease. She thought she was safe until three months later, when her body started going numb. Then the onetime teacher from Lindstrom, Minn., turned to a...
Staff reporter'Tis the season for ticks; bugs that can bite and transmit debilitating diseases. Lyme is the most well known, and with that comes other ailments like Cat Scratch Fever & even a form of Malaria. Members of the York Lyme Disease Support group are very...
Staff reporterSpring is the time of year when ticks come out of hibernation & look for food. For them, blood is the perfect meal and humans are the perfect prey. Long pants, duct tape and spray that contains DEET or Permethrin are your best weapons to fight ticks....
Tags: Pennsylvania, Death, Diseases and Illnesses, Health
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