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2013-09-24 23:35:03

Creating nationwide network of doctors trained in the treatment of mold-related illness remains a long-term goal of foremost expert in the field, Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker. Pocomoke, MD (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 After announcing his vision in early 2013 of creating a nationwide network of physicians capable of providing effective treatment for mold-related illnesses, Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker has recently introduced another graduate of his certification process. Keith Berndtson, MD, of Park...

2013-09-24 23:24:22

According to the CDC, Lyme disease is now the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States. Greensboro, NC & Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Lyme disease has now become one of the fastest growing epidemics to date. Why the alarming increase? Revised numbers from the CDC reflect that they have been under reporting Lyme disease. Instead of the 30,000 cases a year previously reported, the CDC has now issued a statement that the numbers are more in the range of...

2013-09-18 23:01:19

Golf, lunch, cocktail reception, auction & more at The Stanwich Club in Greenwich on Thursday, October 10, 2013. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) will host its second annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the highly rated and exclusive Stanwich Club in Greenwich, CT. Proceeds from the tournament will again go to LRA to help fund research and ultimately find a cure for Lyme and other debilitating tick-borne diseases. “The Centers...

Control Annoying Pests With A Scoop Of Grapefruit
2013-09-11 15:10:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Grapefruit may be the key in a new battle against mosquitoes, ticks, head lice and bedbugs, according to research presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Scientists say the citrus flavor and aroma of grapefruit may find a new use in battling the pests due to less expensive ways of making the ingredient, nootkatone. This ingredient previously had to be harvested from tons of grapefruit,...

2013-09-10 23:21:25

"What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease—Now!" will also address new challenges being posed by tick-borne co-infections and the emerging Powassan virus threat. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 With the number of Lyme and other tick-borne disease cases increasing in the Northeast, Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) will host its second annual Lyme Disease Awareness Night and Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, September 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m at Mercedes-Benz of White Plains....

2013-09-05 23:28:06

Campaign to raise awareness and encourage local advocacy includes cross-country bike tour and interactive digital components. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Bite Back for a Cure, the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance’s (TBDA) national grassroots campaign to build support for the fight against the devastating impact of tick-borne diseases, will make a stop on its national tour of bike rides and community events in Central N.Y. on Saturday, September 14. Led by 24-year-old Lyme...

2013-08-26 23:24:38

A New York teenager reportedly died because of a tick bite. In response to that, My Cleaning Products warned the people of the pest and suggested a product to kill ticks safe and fast. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Apart from serious medical conditions, it was said that ticks could also cause death. And according to a report from nbcnewyork.com, a teenager from New York was the latest casualty of those tiny arachnids. With the intention to help the public prevent the same tragedy,...

2013-08-22 08:26:24

BROOKLINE, Mass., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a study stating the annual number of recorded Lyme disease cases in the U.S. has grown to 300,000 - an increase of 900 percent. Deer ticks are the main culprits for infecting Americans with the dreaded disease, and the dramatic increase in reported cases may leave many Americans wondering how they can protect themselves, children and pets from these harmful pests. Damminix Tick...

2013-08-21 23:22:27

Tick-Borne Disease Alliance demands increased research to combat alarming National Health Crisis, launches Bite Back for a Cure, National Grassroots Campaign to raise awareness and support. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 A shocking report released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that Lyme disease strikes 300,000 people each year, affecting 10 times more victims than previously reported. In response to this alarming news, the Tick-Borne Disease...

Lyme Disease Cases Growing In America
2013-08-20 04:53:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Approximately 300,000 US residents are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year – 10 times the number of cases reported to the government, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to Anna Edney of Bloomberg Businessweek, those estimates are based upon a CDC analysis of medical claims data for 22 million insured men and women over the past six years, as well as a survey of clinical laboratories...


Latest Lyme disease Reference Libraries

800px-White-footed_Mouse,_Quetico
2012-04-02 20:35:58

The White-footed Mouse, (Peromyscus leucopus), is a species of rodent native to North America. Its range extends from Ontario, Quebec, Labrador and the Maritime Provinces (excluding Newfoundland) south to the southwestern United States and Mexico. In Texas this creature is known as the Woodmouse. The adult of this species measures 3.5 to 3.9 inches in length, not counting the tail, which can measure an additional 2.5 to 3.8 inches. It weighs typically about an ounce. It has a maximum life...

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