| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Where is the best state to live if you don't want to get Lyme disease? Hawaii. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hawaii has not had a recorded case of Lyme disease since 2002.
For those of you who are not familiar with this...
| Aug 28, 2013
Taking precautions with the Sky's first WNBA playoff run looming, rookie star Elena Delle Donne spent Tuesday afternoon at a local hospital where an IV machine pumped vitamin C through her body.
Since a tick infected her five years ago with Lyme disease...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I met you at a book signing and you said something that stuck. You told me that if I have allergies, fatigue and multiple chemical sensitivities that I may have a methylation difficulty. You also told me not to take green coffee bean...
| Jul 10, 2013
The warmer weather brings out the bugs and flying insects — and some of them bite and sting. But how do you know if you need to take a Benadryl, rush to the emergency room or just put some ice on the sting or bite? We talked to Dr. David Zich, a...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The ticks are on the march, apparently setting their sights on Emmet and Charlevoix counties. Welcome to Lyme disease folks.
The black-legged tick spreads the disease and is now located as far north as Antrim County according to a recent article in the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Tobacco free classes
“Tobacco Free for Life” two-week classes will be offered at the Washington County Health Department, 13114 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown Mondays and Thursdays, July 8, 11, 15 and 18; Aug. 5, 8, 12 and 15; and Sept. 9,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Sundance Selects has picked up the documentary "The Punk Singer" for North American distribution, the company said Monday. Directed by Sini Anderson, the film looks at the life and legacy of musician and activist Kathleen Hanna, best known for her...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness caused by infection with the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi.
Most cases occur during late spring and early summer.
Signs of lyme disease are similar in both people and pets.
Within days to weeks following an...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:14 PM
In Virginia the most common tick bite comes from the Lone Star tick. "You'll pick up 50 to 100 Lone Stars for every one black-legged tick," said David Gaines, state entomologist. Yet Lyme Disease, carried exclusively by the immature black-legged, or...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:43 PM
The bugs are coming back.
Minnesota’s soggy spring is expected to produce a bumper crop of ticks and mosquitoes, and experts are warning that insect-related diseases are likely to be close behind, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Thalia Sodi has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, performed in front of President Barack Obama at the White House and sang a duet with Tony Bennett on his 2012 album "Viva Duets," but to much of the English-speaking media, the 41-year-old...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:01 AM
I have never eaten civet. Or raccoon dog. I don't eat snake and probably will never try chimpanzee.
But I do travel regularly in the company of bats. I have had them in the house, even. In the kitchen, the bathroom, and the bedroom. A friend once had a...