Doctors: Lyme Disease Prevention Critical In Late Summer, Early FallWhile summer is starting to wind down, that doesn't mean we can let our guard down when it comes to ticks. In fact, experts are reminding everyone that ticks are still out in full force.
Experts Warn Ticks Are Still ActiveExperts are reminding people that ticks are still out in full force, even as summer is starting to wind down.
Experts Offer Advice On Keeping Disease-Carrying Ticks Away From You & Your PetsTicks are literally everywhere right now, and experts are offering advice on how to keep them away from you and your pets.
Cases Of Lyme Disease Continue To Increase Throughout PennsylvaniaTick-borne infections are on the rise in Pennsylvania and doctors continue to disagree over treatment.
Powassan Virus: New, Deadly Tick Spread Disease Scaring DoctorsPowassan virus causes brain inflammation that leads to death in 10% of cases, and is carried by ticks.
Number Of Ticks, Lyme Disease Cases On The RiseLocal doctors and veterinarians say they're seeing an alarming increase in deer ticks in the area recently.
Consumer Reports Warns About Tick Dangers In AutumnYou may think your risk of getting Lyme disease ends when the weather starts to cool, but by fall, adult ticks have had more time to become infected with disease-causing bacteria.
Recent Spike In Lyme Cases Has Pet Owners Turning To VaccinesWhat if you could vaccinate your pets against Lyme disease? But, if there's a vaccine for them, why is there not one for humans?
Health Department Issues Warning As Lyme Disease Cases DoubleThe Allegheny County Health Department announced the number of Lyme Disease cases has nearly doubled over the last decade.
Scary-Looking Insect Invades Area, But Don’t Call Them TicksThose plump, round insects seem to be everywhere these days. They're called billbugs, beetles, and weevils. But don't call them ticks, because they're not.
State Health Department Releases Alarming Lyme Disease StatisticsWith more attention being paid to Lyme disease, the State Department of Health released some alarming new statistics today.
Consumer Reports Tests Safer, Effective Insect Repellents Mosquitoes and ticks are a nuisance, but even worse, they can spread diseases like West Nile and Lyme. Now, some types of those insects are responsible for carrying new diseases — chikungunya and Powassan.