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Ticks are booming coast to coast and around the globe. In the US, only the islands aren’t experiencing a boom in ticks—and with new communities suddenly exposed, spreading awareness is more important than ever. Ticks aren’t being tracked as well as mosquitoes. The threat of Zika, Yellow Fever, Dengue, West Nile Virus, and a host […]

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While you may be focused on the tick explosion that’s expected for the summer—bringing with it Lyme Disease and other tick borne illnesses—there’s another tick related matter you should be aware of: the arrival of the East Asian Tick. So far, it’s been found on two farms–one in Virginia, and one in New Jersey. But […]

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Ticks: A Global Threat

January 26, 2018

Each year, the region of the US that has Lyme Disease gets a little bigger—it’s not just the Northeast anymore. More than half of US counties have Lyme Disease, and as the weather heats up and humans build more homes next to nature, the risk of getting bit by a Lyme Disease carrying tick goes […]

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Is your flu really the flu? Flu-like symptoms describe a variety of illnesses, because really, they’re an immune response as your body shuts down to fight off a pathogen. Besides cold, flu, and other airborne diseases, time outside can give you something else to worry about: a tick bite that spreads one of the many […]

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Lyme disease (and tick borne illness in general) aren’t discussed in proportion to how many people will fall ill this year (and by that measure, underfunded, too). With the difficulty getting diagnosed, and sometimes the difficulty treating symptoms (and even the more than occasional chronic case), Lyme Disease could use a lot more attention. In […]

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