| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness caused by infection with the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi.
Most cases occur during late spring and early summer.
Signs of lyme disease are similar in both people and pets.
Within days to weeks following an...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:14 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:43 PM
The bugs are coming back.
Minnesota’s soggy spring is expected to produce a bumper crop of ticks and mosquitoes, and experts are warning that insect-related diseases are likely to be close behind, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Thalia Sodi has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, performed in front of President Barack Obama at the White House and sang a duet with Tony Bennett on his 2012 album "Viva Duets," but to much of the English-speaking media, the 41-year-old...
| Mar 25, 2013
If she had played at UConn, Elena Delle Donne would have been a rock star, not only in Delaware, but everywhere. If she had stayed at UConn for more than two days, she not only would have had won two national championships, she could have run the table....
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I heard you recommend a drug called Lactulose as a laxative, but you said it helped with brain fog too. How can it work at both ends? — J.C., Decatur, Ill.
Dear J.C.: It's true. The prescription medication called Lactulose is...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:01 AM
I have never eaten civet. Or raccoon dog. I don't eat snake and probably will never try chimpanzee.
But I do travel regularly in the company of bats. I have had them in the house, even. In the kitchen, the bathroom, and the bedroom. A friend once had a...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Lake of the Ozarks, MO - It was a big night for KY3 News at the Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards Saturday, winning top awards for the following:
- Complete Newscast - KY3 News at 6PM
- Best Website - OzarksSportsZone.com
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:53 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It has taken 18 years of being misdiagnosed, but local resident and business-owner Marsha Knicley, 64, of Hagerstown, can finally say she has Lyme disease.
Those who know Knicley they would describe her as a smart and savvy businesswoman with a big...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A shortage of one medication is forcing local pharmacies to take a huge hit.
Doxycycline is used to treat a number of illnesses, including Lyme disease.
Pharmacists said there was a major shortage just a few months ago and that’s caused prices...