Lyme Disease

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Here’s What To Do If You Find A Tick Bite

If you find a tick on you or your kids, that does not automatically mean you have Lyme disease.

07/17/2015

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Recent Spike In Lyme Cases Has Pet Owners Turning To Vaccines

What if you could vaccinate your pets against Lyme disease? But, if there’s a vaccine for them, why is there not one for humans?

07/07/2015

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Health Department Issues Warning As Lyme Disease Cases Double

The Allegheny County Health Department announced the number of Lyme Disease cases has nearly doubled over the last decade.

06/26/2015

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State Health Department Releases Alarming Lyme Disease Statistics

With more attention being paid to Lyme disease, the State Department of Health released some alarming new statistics today.

06/10/2015

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Health Experts On Alert For Tick-Borne Disease, Powassan Virus

Most people have heard of Lyme disease, an illness caused by bacteria carried by deer ticks, but they can also carry something else that can make you sick — Powassan virus.

05/01/2015

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Expert Offers Tips For Protecting Against Ticks & Lyme Disease

The warning from state officials is loud and clear. Every county in Pennsylvania is vulnerable to Lyme disease borne by the blacklegged tick.

04/22/2015

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State: Lyme Disease Risk Now Present In All 67 Counties

Pennsylvania officials are warning residents that there is now a danger of Lyme disease in every county in the commonwealth.

04/21/2015

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Lyme Disease On The Upswing In Western Pa.

Lyme Disease in Western Pennsylvania is booming.

10/24/2014

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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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