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Are we prepared for this year's Lyme tick onslaught? - Grand River Sachem;

Are we prepared for this year's Lyme tick onslaught? - Grand River Sachem

Grand River SachemAre we prepared for this year's Lyme tick onslaught?Grand River SachemWith several sources predicting black-legged tick numbers — and by extension Lyme disease — on the rise, continued awareness and action are more important than ever. Farmers, hunters, hikers, anglers, bird watchers and anyone spending time in the ...and more »

Meadowbrook student learn about Lyme - Ricentral.com;

Meadowbrook student learn about Lyme - Ricentral.com

Ricentral.comMeadowbrook student learn about LymeRicentral.comJan Cornell and students at Meadowbrook Elementary School search for ticks on poppyseed bagels, in an exercise aimed at learning how to identify ticks. prev. next. EAST GREENWICH- As the weather warms up and families are more likely to spend time ...and more »

CDC Notes Potentially Record-Breaking Tick Season Made Worse by Powassan - TAPinto.net;

CDC Notes Potentially Record-Breaking Tick Season Made Worse by Powassan - TAPinto.net

TAPinto.netCDC Notes Potentially Record-Breaking Tick Season Made Worse by PowassanTAPinto.netSPARTA, NJ - While there are many benefits to a mild winter including lower heating bills and fewer snow days, one down side is the tick population. Our mild winter allowed more ticks to survive – which means more ticks will be looking for food this ...and more »

Under the radar - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Under the radarNorthwest Arkansas Democrat-GazetteWE KNEW an old boy who liked to turkey hunt in south Arkansas. One night, after another tiring day of unsuccessfully calling toms, he found one of those nasty ticks on his leg, buried headdeep. As he's been doing all his life, he removed the little ...and more »

Scientists say tick population exploding across Long Island - Newsday;

Scientists say tick population exploding across Long Island - Newsday

NewsdayScientists say tick population exploding across Long IslandNewsdayThe Lone Star tick migrated to Long Island from the South and now is well-adapted here, scientists say. Scientists are predicting a record year for ticks, which spread Lyme disease, on Long Island. Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto / Joesboy.and more »

Watch for more ticks this season - The Paulding County Progress;

Watch for more ticks this season - The Paulding County Progress

The Paulding County ProgressWatch for more ticks this seasonThe Paulding County ProgressWith a mild winter, ticks like the Blacklegged Tick will be seen in greater numbers this year outdoors. Be sure to watch yourself and pets each time you are outdoors. Photo credit: Orkin. Have you ever taken a stroll through the woods or grassland only ...and more »

Tick-Proof Your Yard Without Spraying - ConsumerReports.org;

Tick-Proof Your Yard Without Spraying - ConsumerReports.org

ConsumerReports.orgTick-Proof Your Yard Without SprayingConsumerReports.orgThis year is expected to be one of the worst on record for ticks, and not just in the Northeast. At least one variety of disease-transmitting tick has been found in all of the lower 48 states, according to The Centers for Disease Control. And a lab at ...and more »

Preventative measures can help minimize rising threat of tick-borne illnesses - News-Medical.net

Preventative measures can help minimize rising threat of tick-borne illnessesNews-Medical.netHealthcare providers and researchers agree: this will be a bad year for ticks and we need use preventative measures to minimize the threat of tick-borne illnesses. Tick populations are related to the number of acorns produced. "Ecology research shows ...and more »

A powerful protection against ticks - Rutland Herald;

A powerful protection against ticks - Rutland Herald

Rutland HeraldA powerful protection against ticksRutland HeraldMary Julius of East Bridgewater, Mass., works a box call while seated in a wooded area of Hubbardton. Spring turkey hunters are susceptible to ticks because they must be immobile and seated in brushy areas while trying to coax in a tom turkey. PHOTO BY ...and more »

Schmidt: Tick season is upon us - Pierce County Tribune

Schmidt: Tick season is upon usPierce County TribuneWith warmer spring weather, tick season is officially upon us even though some folks in Pierce and surrounding counties have been seeing ticks for several weeks now. In North America, there are about 14 species of ticks. Three species are found in ...and more »

Kalter: Lyme Disease on the up-tick, so follow the expert advice - Boston Herald;

Kalter: Lyme Disease on the up-tick, so follow the expert advice - Boston Herald

Boston HeraldKalter: Lyme Disease on the up-tick, so follow the expert adviceBoston HeraldWARM AND WET MEANS TROUBLE: Sam Telford, a professor at Tufts University's Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, checks his tick dragger for specimens on school grounds in North Grafton. Telford says that to avoid ticks, people should apply bug ...and more »

Lyme carrying ticks and other bugs are out - The Daily Gazette;

Lyme carrying ticks and other bugs are out - The Daily Gazette

The Daily GazetteLyme carrying ticks and other bugs are outThe Daily GazetteHikers enter the Indian Ladder Nature Preserve in Glenville with a Lyme disease warning sign at the entrance. Photographer: Peter R. Barber. People who visit local nature preserves or parks have almost certainly seen the bright yellow signs that warn ...and more »

Woman with tickborne Lyme disease now warning others - WKBN.com;

Woman with tickborne Lyme disease now warning others - WKBN.com

WKBN.comWoman with tickborne Lyme disease now warning othersWKBN.comGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — If you're heading outdoors during the long Memorial Day weekend, watch out for ticks. The blacklegged (deer) tick is on the rise in Northeast Ohio, moving westward from Pennsylvania. Health officials say it could be the ...and more »

Ticks can be a time bomb - The Recorder;

Ticks can be a time bomb - The Recorder

The RecorderTicks can be a time bombThe RecorderORANGE — Bobby Curley never hikes without a cigarette lighter. But he doesn't smoke, and never has. President of the North Quabbin Trails Association, Curley keeps a lighter handy to protect himself and his dog, Celtz, from ticks, burning off the ...and more »

Tick season is here: Michigan residents encouraged to protect themselves - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers;

Tick season is here: Michigan residents encouraged to protect themselves - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

New Baltimore Voice NewspapersTick season is here: Michigan residents encouraged to protect themselvesNew Baltimore Voice NewspapersThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging Michigan residents to protect themselves from ticks, as tick-borne diseases, particularly Lyme disease, are expanding across the state. Although ticks can cause multiple illnesses ...and more »

Chelmsford eyes Lyme disease concerns - Wicked Local Chelmsford;

Chelmsford eyes Lyme disease concerns - Wicked Local Chelmsford

Wicked Local ChelmsfordChelmsford eyes Lyme disease concernsWicked Local ChelmsfordThe Chelmsford Health Department provides cards to assist in tick identification, as the season of Lyme disease and other tick-borne problems approaches. [Courtesy Image]. Friday. Posted May 26, 2017 at 3:47 PM Updated May 26, 2017 at 3:47 PM. Share ...and more »

Public asked to collect ticks as part of study of insect-borne diseases - Harrison Daily (subscription);

Public asked to collect ticks as part of study of insect-borne diseases - Harrison Daily (subscription)

Harrison Daily (subscription)Public asked to collect ticks as part of study of insect-borne diseasesHarrison Daily (subscription)RUSSELLVILLE – It's hard to avoid blood-sucking ticks when the weather gets warm, but the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture wants you to use that to your advantage as part of a statewide citizen-scientist study of ticks and the ...and more »

Perhaps chickens are the solution to Lyme disease - Carroll County Times;

Perhaps chickens are the solution to Lyme disease - Carroll County Times

Carroll County TimesPerhaps chickens are the solution to Lyme diseaseCarroll County TimesA cattle egret sits atop Lady Hook, illustrating the symbiotic relationship between the two. - Original Credit: Submitted photo (Submitted photo / HANDOUT). Lois SzymanskiContact ReporterThe Great Big World. While I've been loving the early warm ...and more »

Hype VS Reality About Lyme and Pregnancy - HamletHub;

Hype VS Reality About Lyme and Pregnancy - HamletHub

HamletHubHype VS Reality About Lyme and PregnancyHamletHubEveryone needs to be concerned about Lyme disease, especially those trying to conceive or who are pregnant. But we need to know the facts, not repeat the myths we sometimes hear, and we need them from reliable sources. Fact- over 300,000 people per ...and more »

Keep your pets cool and safe this summer with these 5 tips - The Weather Network;

Keep your pets cool and safe this summer with these 5 tips - The Weather Network

The Weather NetworkKeep your pets cool and safe this summer with these 5 tipsThe Weather NetworkFriday, May 26, 2017, 10:37 - Summer is all about fun in the sun, especially with our four-legged friends. However, with rising temperatures and more time spent outdoors, this could mean more trips to the veterinarian. Heat stroke is certainly of ...and more »