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The List Of Tick-Transmitted Diseases Is Growing

Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lyme disease makes the headlines but there are plenty of additional reasons to avoid tick bites. New research highlights the lates...

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...