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Lyme Disease

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Doctors Offer Tips On How To Prevent Lyme Disease

The ticks are out, hear what you can do to prevent Lyme disease.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/22/2014

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Tick Season Approaches, Lyme Disease On The Rise

Not long ago, Emily Cottle saw a problem with her dog Coda.

04/22/2013

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Doctors Change Treatment Recommendations For Lyme Disease

Doctors are saying don’t wait – treat – because sometimes it can take a while to get diagnosed with Lyme disease. Turns out, Lyme infection is becoming more common in our area, with cases surging in the past five years.

09/25/2012

Lyme Disease

The Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Centers for Disease Control have information about preventing Lyme Disease.

09/25/2012

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Lyme Disease Cases Increase Locally

A map from a study in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and hygiene shows we’re in the green, meaning “low risk.” But what have doctors actually been seeing?

02/07/2012

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Warm Winter Could Cause Critter Problems

The recent weather has been so warm that groundhogs like Phil may wake up earlier this winter. The same goes for deer, skunks and raccoons. Those are some of the findings from a study at Cornell University.

02/01/2012

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Tick Bite Cases Increase In W. Pa.

Wooded areas are tick bite territory. Even in winter, ticks can be active. To feed, ticks attach firmly to a host – human or animal – slowly sucking blood for several days.

11/14/2011

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Local Woman Contracts Lyme Disease

The other night, Christine McCullough’s dogs went out, came back in and curled up in her lap. A short time later, her arm became itchy.

10/27/2011

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Cases Of Lyme Disease In Pennsylvania Growing

The season for bare arms and bare legs is upon us; and apparently, so is Lyme disease with Pennsylvania in the bull’s eye.

06/01/2011

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