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In Virginia the most common tick bite comes from the Lone Star tick. "You'll pick up 50 to 100 Lone Stars for every one black-legged tick," said David Gaines, state entomologist. Yet Lyme Disease, carried exclusively by the immature black-legged, or...
Though Emmet and Charlevoix counties have had no reports of black-legged ticks, the species has moved into counties north and south of the region. The black-legged tick, which carries Lyme disease, has been migrating south from the Upper Peninsula and...
Tribune reporterThe first tick dropped off Mary Ramsden's dog and onto her kitchen floor a few weeks ago. She screamed, "Holy cripes!" and drowned the sucker. Since then, it's been war at her house. Ramsden has plucked as many as five ticks a day off each of her dogs...
My Pet WorldWhere there are ticks, there's bound to be tick disease. According to veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden, the tick population in America has exploded in recent years. Curiously, dogs enjoy more benefits than people when it comes to...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelIt’s tick time again in Central Florida. The number of reported bites are ahead of last year at this time, the Seminole County Health Department is urging residents to take tick prevention measures when heading outdoors. Just since January the state...
Area outdoors people have been reporting an uptick in, well, ticks this spring. But pinning the blame on a mild winter for an upswing in numbers may not be a catch-all answer anymore. The upswing could be simply because of the tick's normal expansion...
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