Ticks Carrying Powassan Virus Found On Cape CodIf Powassan virus is passed on to humans, it can have devastating effects.
Boston Hospital Becomes World Leader In Lyme Disease TreatmentAccording to the CDC there are about 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the United States every year and some go on to develop chronic symptoms.
UMass Lab Steps Up Tick Testing EffortsA University of Massachusetts laboratory that tests ticks that people find on themselves or their pets for diseases that could possibly be passed on is stepping up its efforts as tick season kicks into high gear.
Worcester Technical High To Host Lyme Disease ConferenceThe Central Massachusetts Lyme Foundation is holding its second-annual conference this weekend.
Proposal Advances Requiring Insurance Coverage For Lyme DiseaseMassachusetts lawmakers have advanced a proposal that would require insurance companies to provide coverage for doctor-prescribed Lyme Disease treatments.
NightSide - Dr. Donta On Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease: What You Need to KnowDr. Jonathan Edlow enjoys a good medical mystery. And it's a good thing because in the ER where he works, at least a couple walk through the door each day.
VIDEO: The Dangers of TicksBIDMC emergency medicine physician, Dr. Jonathon Edlow, author of "Bull's Eye: Unraveling the Medical Mystery of Lyme Disease," discusses what you need to know about ticks and Lyme disease.
Mass. Residents Warned To Protect Against Ticks, Lyme DiseaseHealth officials have declared Lyme disease an epidemic in parts of the state.
Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry TicksThe heavy snow could mean more ticks.
NightSide - Dr. Sam Donta Discusses Lyme DiseaseEverything You Need To Know About Lyme Disease
NH Reminds Residents To Take Precautions During Tick SeasonTick season is upon us once again, and New Hampshire health officials are advising people to wear insect repellent and protective clothing to avoid being bitten by them and potentially exposed to Lyme disease.