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  • An unpleasant wonder of the natural world

    These days, the seconds no more tick away than the hours slip through the narrow part of an hourglass, but as the weather turns warmer and the days get longer, there's ever more reason to spend more time outside and that time is marked by different...
  • Pages from the Past: Youngster hospitalized with Rocky Mountain spotted fever

    An article from the July 5, 1962, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on the consequences of being bitten by a tick for one area youngster. A case of Rocky Mountain spotted fever was reported in a five-year-old male residing in...
  • Clarence Birdseye: Frozen fish got him hooked

    Clarence Birdseye: Frozen fish got him hooked
    Clarence Birdseye did not invent frozen food, but he is credited with creating the industry by developing a flash-freezing process that was commercially viable and produced frozen food people were willing to eat. Freezing gave consumers an important new...
  • NHL: pluses and minuses around the league

    NHL: pluses and minuses around the league
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + Good to see the late Ruslan Salei elected to the International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame. The former Ducks defenseman played internationally for Belarus; he...
  • How to handle a tick bite

    Q: What should you do if you were bitten by a tick? A: Tick bites are usually harmless. They may cause a raised, reddened area or a minor allergic reaction at the site of the bite. However, if the tick is infected with bacteria, viruses or protozoa,...
  • 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...
  • Mark Russell

    The Senate recently held hearings to outlaw insider trading. Where? Inside the Senate. In some cases, it would mean giving up the very reason they got into politics in the first place. To help cut the deficit, our bean counters have cut the budget of the...
  • Reported of rare canine virus concern dog owners

    After two separate clusters of life-threatening dog illness and deaths in Ohio, some dog owners are concerned about recent reports of a rare virus in dogs, which could potentially geographically spread fast. The good news is, there appears to be no...
  • Outdoors? Make regular checks for ticks

    Outdoors? Make regular checks for ticks
    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...
  • Tick bites on the rise in Central Florida, county says

     
    It’s tick time again in Central Florida. The number of reported bites are ahead of last year at this time, the Seminole County Health Department is urging residents to take tick prevention measures when heading outdoors. Just since January the state...