| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:11 PM
A band named after a critter that is the main cause for Lyme Disease in North America should be approached with caution. Comprised of John McCauley (guitar/vocals), Ian O’Neil (guitar/vocals), Chris Ryan (bass, vocals), Rob Crowell (keys/saxophone/...
| May 27, 2012
| 7:29 PM
It's just one of those New York stories: a "ghost dog" living among us in Prospect Park. Sean Casey owns Sean Casey Animal Rescue, a no-kill shelter in Brooklyn and said, "Ghost dog is an amazing story, it's kind of like Brooklyn's dog."
Casey does a lot...
| Oct 17, 2012
In northwest Indiana, where I have raised vegetables for 20-odd years, mosquitoes flourish when rain fills the swamp pools in the backwaters of the Kankakee River.
In August 2004, those pools spawned a particularly righteous throng. One afternoon, they...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:52 PM
SAN DIEGO -- An Encinitas woman who falsely told people she was a doctor and misled people into believing they had Lyme disease and needed infusions of an experimental medicinal solvent and injections of animal cells pleaded guilty Friday to four counts...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:37 PM
A former Joliet surgeon who reinvented himself as a "Lyme-literate" physician after Iowa medical authorities charged him with professional incompetence is now facing allegations of misconduct related to his new practice.
The Iowa Board of Medicine is...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 7:17 PM
The mild winter may have kept people from digging out from under snowstorms for months, but it has also helped some potentially dangerous insects like ticks carrying Lyme Disease get a head start on finding ways onto human hosts or their pets.
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:14 AM
DETROIT (AP) — In its first medical marijuana ruling, the Michigan Supreme Court said Thursday that a man arrested for drug manufacturing deserves another day in court to defend his outdoor, locked chain-link dog kennel as a legally proper...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:48 AM
A Hutchinson man who's suffering from Lyme Disease wants to raise awareness about the tick-borne illness in Kansas.
Andy Green was bitten by a tick in 2009 while in Arkansas. The bite developed into a red circular rash, which he assumed it was a spider...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Area outdoors people have been reporting an uptick in, well, ticks this spring. But pinning the blame on a mild winter for an upswing in numbers may not be a catch-all answer anymore.
The upswing could be simply because of the tick's normal expansion...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:09 AM
This is an important topic. Sure, all our kids get bug bites....but, finding a tick embedded in his skin can be a pretty big deal. When is a bug bite just a bug bite? And when should we parents seek medical attention? Read over this press release from...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:49 PM
It's a pesky problem that can make you really sick. One area doctor is seeing more and more patients with Lyme Disease, and June tends to be an especially busy month, with the highest number of cases.
According to the Virginia Department of Health,...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:15 PM
For Jack Wu's next column, he might address the entire concept of "monopoly government services," i.e., why do I have to use the government's garbageman? Why can't I hire my own?
I hire my own gardener. My own mechanic. My own home remodeler. My own...