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LYME DISEASE

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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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NightSide – The Ticks Are Here, And So Is Dr. Sam Donta To Talk About Lyme Disease

The Truth About Lyme Disease.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/12/2012

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NightSide – Dr. Sam Donta Talks About Ticks And Lyme Disease

Make Sure You Check For Ticks!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/05/2012

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NH Warns About Ticks Despite Declining Number Of Lyme Cases

The number of Lyme disease cases has been dropping in New Hampshire, and public health officials hope it stays that way.

05/26/2012

Deer in Weston, Mass.

Weston Considers Bow Hunting To Control Deer Population

There are an estimated 25 deer per square mile in Weston, roughly triple what the state deems proper for the town.

05/24/2012

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Doctors Warn About Booming Tick Population

The mild winter temperatures we’re enjoying mean the danger from ticks and Lyme disease has arrived early.

02/21/2012

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