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  • Harford County promotes Lyme disease awareness

    Harford County promotes Lyme disease awareness
    As Harford County health and elected officials worked to alert the public to the dangers of Lyme disease during a County Council meeting Tuesday – noting many people close to them who have the chronic, tick-borne ailment – the council president revealed just how personal his stake is in the fight against the disease.
  • Ticks and endangered voles linked by migrating birds

    Ticks and endangered voles linked by migrating birds
    Migrating birds probably did it. That’s what UC Davis epidemiology professor Janet Foley says after DNA detective work confirmed that a disease-carrying tick only found in the southeastern United States has colonized a federally endangered  rodent...

    The Lyme disease battle

    There is a subculture in America you may know little about. Its members are haunted by a slender, twisting, tick-borne germ known as Borrelia burgdorferi, the microbe responsible for Lyme disease, and they are trying desperately to warn us that we are all...

    Take steps to avoid tick bites

    Harvard Health Blog My first tick sighting was a mixture of horror and fascination. It happened during my one and only experience with summer camp, on the shores of Alma Lake in north central Wisconsin. One of my cabin mates discovered a big, fat tick...

    Lyme disease much more common than previously thought

    Harvard Health Blog The 30,000 cases of Lyme disease reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention each year are just the tip of the iceberg. According to a new CDC estimate, more than 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with the tick-...