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2014-08-01 23:01:09

Animal Emergency & Referral Center offer tips on preventing ticks. Oakdale, MN (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Summer is here, and with it comes the season

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2010-02-25 14:47:35

An interdisciplinary team at Washington University in St. Louis has been keeping a wary eye on emerging tick-borne diseases in Missouri for the past 20 years.

2009-07-30 16:01:40

Two tick-borne diseases are emerging in Minnesota, prompting state health officials to urge caution when vacationing in the state's outdoors. Health officials said dog ticks and deer ticks -- both in ample supply in Minnesota -- are carriers of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Powassan disease, respectively, the St.

2007-06-14 16:31:25

Abundant rainfall has increased the population of ticks in Oklahoma this year, meaning more people are likely to catch diseases from the bloodsucking insect.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.