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Heartland Virus

Mysterious Virus Is Transmitted By Ticks, Researchers Find

Posted 09.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 07/23/2013 07:31 AM EDT on LiveScience The Heartland virus, a mysterious virus first identified last year ...

Tick-ing Time Bomb? Why Protection Against Parasites is Essential for People and Pets

Natasha Ashton | Posted 11.18.2012 | Green
Natasha Ashton

Most responsible pet parents already protect their furry friends with a monthly dose of flea and tick preventative. But while that helps, it might not be enough to keep your entire family protected against tick-borne diseases.

New Tick-Borne Virus Discovered In Missouri

Posted 08.30.2012 | Healthy Living

A never-before-seen tick-borne illness was responsible for sickening two farmers in Missouri in 2009, according to a new report from government resear...