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Mass. Residents Warned To Protect Against Ticks, Lyme Disease

Health officials have declared Lyme disease an epidemic in parts of the state.


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Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks

The heavy snow could mean more ticks.



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.



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.


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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.


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New Tick-Borne Illness Being Diagnosed In Mass.

The disease is marked by higher fevers than the ones associated with Lyme disease.


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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?


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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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Doctors Warn About Booming Tick Population

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