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LYME DISEASE

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NightSide – Dr. Sam Donta Discusses Lyme Disease

Everything You Need To Know About Lyme Disease

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/11/2014

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NH Reminds Residents To Take Precautions During Tick Season

Tick 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.

05/24/2014

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Experts Predict Bumper Crop Of Ticks This Year

Experts say the cool, wet spring has produced a booming population of the ticks that carry Lyme disease.

05/12/2014

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Harsh Winter Does Little To Ease Lyme Disease Woes

The harsh winter did nothing to cull the nationwide tick population, and health officials are primed for a warm season that could see the number of Lyme disease cases rise.

05/11/2014

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Yale Researchers: New Tick-Borne Illness Common In Southern New England

A new study by Yale researchers suggests that a tick-borne infection similar to Lyme disease has become common in southern New England.

05/08/2014

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NightSide – Dr. Sam Donta Discusses Lyme Disease

The Truth About Lyme Disease.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/13/2013

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Lyme Disease Cases 10 Times Higher Than Previously Reported

As many as 300,000 Americans are actually diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.

08/19/2013

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Bug Spray: What’s Safe? What Works?

Summer is here and with it come the bugs – mosquitoes and ticks in particular. Bites from either can cause nasty illnesses. So what’s the best way to protect yourself?

06/16/2013

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Report: Mass. Must Step Up Lyme Disease Prevention

The report released Thursday by a special legislative commission also said the state needs to enhance its Lyme disease surveillance methods to get a better idea of the scope of the problem.

02/28/2013

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Bow Hunting Approved In Weston To Reduce Deer Population

In the fall, hunters will be able to use bows to hunt deer on town owned conservation land in Weston.

07/17/2012

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