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Q and A: One in five Albertans at risk of Lyme disease, says University of Alberta expert - Edmonton Journal;

Q and A: One in five Albertans at risk of Lyme disease, says University of Alberta expert - Edmonton Journal

Edmonton JournalQ and A: One in five Albertans at risk of Lyme disease, says University of Alberta expertEdmonton JournalJanet Sperling talks about the increase of ticks in Alberta and Lyme Disease as a result and what residents can do for safety and prevention. Share Adjust Comment Print. University of Alberta entomologist Janet Sperling says one in five Albertans ...and more »

Tick bites should be seen 'as a threat to health' - countylive.ca (blog);

Tick bites should be seen 'as a threat to health' - countylive.ca (blog)

countylive.ca (blog)Tick bites should be seen 'as a threat to health'countylive.ca (blog)More than 100 people attending Quinte Conservation's tick information night on Tuesday learned a bite should be seen as a serious threat to an individual's health. Tuesday at the organization's head office in Belleville, Public Health Inspector Aptie ...and more »

Don't let ticks make a meal of you – or your pet - TheChronicleHerald.ca;

Don't let ticks make a meal of you – or your pet - TheChronicleHerald.ca

TheChronicleHerald.caDon't let ticks make a meal of you – or your petTheChronicleHerald.caBarbecue season is here at last, but if you're not careful you'll become lunch for the growing population of ticks eager to feast on your blood. As Nova Scotia's provincial parks open to campers and daytrippers, and yards and gardens need tending ...and more »

Preventing tick bites is crucial, experts say - Fox5NY;

Preventing tick bites is crucial, experts say - Fox5NY

Fox5NYPreventing tick bites is crucial, experts sayFox5NYNEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Ticks are already active and out in full force in the New York area, including Long Island. This could be a bad tick season, so you need to protect yourself and your family. Pulling white flannel across a grassy area to find ...and more »

Health and Summer Safety: Tick Bite Tips - Abccolumbia.com;

Health and Summer Safety: Tick Bite Tips - Abccolumbia.com

Abccolumbia.comHealth and Summer Safety: Tick Bite TipsAbccolumbia.comCNN– The summer season is almost upon us and that means lots of time outdoors. But this year experts are warning about an increase in ticks. In the coming months, some experts predict that ticks and the diseases they cause will be more abundant due to ...and more »

How to spot — and avoid getting — Lyme disease - The San Luis Obispo Tribune;

How to spot — and avoid getting — Lyme disease - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The San Luis Obispo TribuneHow to spot — and avoid getting — Lyme diseaseThe San Luis Obispo TribuneQ. “I occasionally see ticks on my dog when we go hiking. Should I be concerned about Lyme disease?” Peter B., Atascadero. A. Lyme disease is a potentially serious disease that can impact multiple systems in the body. The California Department of ...and more »

PUBLIC HEALTH: Ticks pose avoidable health risk - Wicked Local Plymouth;

PUBLIC HEALTH: Ticks pose avoidable health risk - Wicked Local Plymouth

Wicked Local PlymouthPUBLIC HEALTH: Ticks pose avoidable health riskWicked Local PlymouthThe risk of blacklegged tick bites is highest in the southern half of New Hampshire beginning about May 12, and a few days later farther north, when ticks in the nymph stage become active. [Courtesy photo/Univ. of New Hampshire] ...and more »

South Shore experts weigh in on tick-borne diseases - Wicked Local Pembroke;

South Shore experts weigh in on tick-borne diseases - Wicked Local Pembroke

Wicked Local PembrokeSouth Shore experts weigh in on tick-borne diseasesWicked Local PembrokeThe nature and symptoms of tick-borne diseases vary, but the same protective efforts can help to lower the risk of contracting any of them, including wearing long-sleeved, light-colored shirts, using repellents such as DEET, avoiding tall grasses and ...and more »

Doctors Warn Of Increased Risk For Lyme Disease This Summer - Patch.com;

Doctors Warn Of Increased Risk For Lyme Disease This Summer - Patch.com

Patch.comDoctors Warn Of Increased Risk For Lyme Disease This SummerPatch.comThere will be more ticks this year, which means more Lyme disease. Find out how you can protect yourself. By Alex Costello (Patch Staff) - May 31, 2017 4:04 pm ET. Doctors Warn Of Increased Risk For Lyme Disease This Summer On Long Island.and more »

Microbiologist hopes Lyme disease hot zones will get new program's attention - CBC.ca;

Microbiologist hopes Lyme disease hot zones will get new program's attention - CBC.ca

CBC.caMicrobiologist hopes Lyme disease hot zones will get new program's attentionCBC.caA doctor and microbiologist investigating Lyme disease in the Maritimes is applauding the federal government's new Lyme disease research network aimed at improving diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Todd Hatchette, the head of microbiology at the Queen ...and more »

Lyme disease slow to spread in Outaouais, health officials say - Ottawa Citizen;

Lyme disease slow to spread in Outaouais, health officials say - Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa CitizenLyme disease slow to spread in Outaouais, health officials sayOttawa CitizenThe infected ticks that carry Lyme disease are present but still fairly rare in the Outaouais, says the region's health authority. But it still urges people to take precautions against being bitten. “Although the risk of contracting Lyme disease in the ...and more »

The Natural Way: Ticks me off - Lovely County Citizen

The Natural Way: Ticks me offLovely County CitizenI don't like ticks. Ticks carry many different disease-causing agents and spread them through their attachment to our bodies. This is called vectoring. I'm surprised at how itchy and long-lasting the bite can be. I'm humbled by the tick and how well it ...and more »

Lyme cases rise as ticks expand across MN - Valley News Live;

Lyme cases rise as ticks expand across MN - Valley News Live

Valley News LiveLyme cases rise as ticks expand across MNValley News LiveKARE 11 Joan Schuster and her two teenage children swallow a cocktail of medications along with their family dinner. The dozens of pills have become part of their daily routine. “No appetite lately,” said Schuster, 54, a Monticello mother of four ...and more »

'Tick' off pest control, prevent illness - McPherson Sentinel

'Tick' off pest control, prevent illnessMcPherson SentinelFinding a tick will make any entomophobe feel sick to their stomach, but the bite itself could be cause for some serious illnesses. Experts report that conditions this year will yield higher populations of ticks and tick-borne diseases. The Centers for ...and more »

Prevention remains first defense to tick borne infections - Rappahannock Record

Prevention remains first defense to tick borne infectionsRappahannock RecordMORATTICO—From mid-May to mid-July, young undeveloped ticks are most active. They are so small, most people can't feel them and their bite is difficult to detect. Combined with the complexity of tick-borne diseases and doctors who don't recognize the ...and more »

A bad year for ticks - Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)

A bad year for ticksGlens Falls Post-Star (blog)In this business we often try to look at trends, and a lot of trends can be tough to pin down. Is it really a worse allergy season than usual? Are roads worse than they have been? One trend I think I am comfortable noting at this point is the ...and more »

Take care to avoid ticks - Brainerd Dispatch;

Take care to avoid ticks - Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerd DispatchTake care to avoid ticksBrainerd DispatchTake caution heading into the woods this time of year as ticks are abundant. Sticking to the trail and applying tick repellents are ways to help avoid tick-borne diseases. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, ...and more »

Preparing for ticks in North Alabama - News Courier;

Preparing for ticks in North Alabama - News Courier

News CourierPreparing for ticks in North AlabamaNews CourierThis photograph depicts an adult female deer tick crawling on a piece of straw. April through September is tick season in Alabama, and residents need to know how to protect themselves from tick-borne diseases. prev. next. Some experts are predicting ...and more »

Ticks: Know the Facts - Jewish Link of New Jersey

Ticks: Know the FactsJewish Link of New JerseySpring and summer are upon us and our patients are hopefully going to be outdoors more and more. We have begun to get many phone calls, like we do every spring, about tick bites. Tick bites generate a lot of anxiety among parents because of the fear of ...and more »

Health Unit Seeing An Increase Of Ticks Turned In - BlackburnNews.com;

Health Unit Seeing An Increase Of Ticks Turned In - BlackburnNews.com

BlackburnNews.comHealth Unit Seeing An Increase Of Ticks Turned InBlackburnNews.comThe Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is already seeing a lot of ticks turned in for testing this year. So far this spring, the health unit has received 165 ticks, which almost matches the 167 ticks received over the course of an entire year in 2016. “I ...and more »