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WATCH: Tiny Vampire Sticks It To Victim's Skin

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 10.31.2013 | Science

A tick sucking blood from a victim has been caught in action on video, in all its gory glory. The new tick-sucking video, described today (Oct. 29) ...

What are snakes good for? Fighting Lyme disease, for one

OnEarth | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Jason Bittel, OnEarthThe only good snake is a dead snake. At least, that's what my high school friend said the time we went backpacking and he chop...

Lyme Disease: Is The Perfect Storm Heading Our Way?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Two conditions are creating what may become the perfect storm for transmission of Lyme disease this spring.

Summertime Hazard: How To Know If You Have Lyme Disease

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

The only known transporter of Lyme bacteria -- the deer tick -- goes through the most infectious stage of its life cycle in the summer.