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Federal government to pour $4 million into first-ever Lyme disease framework — here's why -

The federal government has introduced guidelines on how to tackle Lyme disease. As Allison Vuchnich reports, many patients welcome the move but feel more needs to be done. X. - A A +. Listen. The federal government is pouring $4 million into the ...and more »

Living with Lyme disease: one woman advises you to protect yourself from ticks - NBC Right Now

UNITED STATES, WA - Right now, tick season is shaping up to be a bad one. One woman wants to warn people of the diseases these bugs carry, since she's been dealing with Lyme disease for the past 11 years. Mary Grayce Hart loves walks in the park, but ...and more »

Spokane woman warns of Lyme disease during tick season - KHQ Right Now

Tick season is shaping up to be a bad one, and one Spokane woman wants to warn people of the diseases these bugs carry. That's because Mary Grayce Hart has been dealing with chronic Lyme disease for the past 11 years. “It's debilitating. I suffer with ...and more »

Federal government spends $4M to fight Lyme disease -

The federal government is spending $4 million to aid research into Lyme disease. This morning Health Minister Jane Philpott unveiled the government's plan to establish a Lyme disease research network designed to improve diagnosis and treatment.and more »

The Bizarre Chain of Events That Led to an Unusual Number of Ticks This Summer - Motherboard

If you live anywhere east of the Mississippi (and even some places west of it), you've probably heard this is a bad year for ticks. But why exactly are these little disease-carrying pests so prolific this year? Turns out, you can blame the oak trees ...and more »

Natural Ways To Deal With Ticks This Summer - Huffington Post Canada

Lyme disease is a growing concern as warmer climates mean ticks are more prevalent. In many areas, ticks and the threat of Lyme disease is a relatively new phenomenon. You can control ticks with chemical sprays that contain 20 per cent DEET, picaridin, ...and more »

Federal government announces funding for Lyme disease research framework - CTV News

OTTAWA -- The federal government is hoping a new research framework will help doctors better diagnose and treat the ballooning number of Lyme disease cases across Canada. Health Minister Jane Philpott introduced the framework Tuesday in the House ...and more »

Weighing the weapons in the war on ticks - Martha's Vineyard Times

It's that time of year again, and the mites of spring are on the march. The majority of Lyme disease infections will take place over the next two months, because nymphal deer ticks, the primary vector for Lyme disease, are in search of their first ...and more »

Protecting yourself against ticks: What you need to know before heading outdoors -

As summer heat descends, replacing balmy spring breezes, ticks are becoming active in many regions of the United States. In the coming months, some experts predict that ticks and the diseases they cause will be more abundant due to warmer winter ...and more »

How to avoid ticks this summer in Ontario -

As the days grow longer and families look forward to summer vacation, Region of Waterloo Public Health is reminding residents to talk ticks. Ticks like to hang out in shady, moist areas on the tips of long grasses and their golden opportunity to find a ...and more »