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2014-07-01 15:20:23

Since white-tailed deer serve as the primary host for the adult blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) — the vector for Lyme disease — scientists have wondered whether reducing the number of deer in a given area would also mean fewer cases of Lyme disease.

2014-07-01 08:29:38

UNION CITY, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc.

2014-06-26 23:13:02

The hidden, unseen danger on the battlefield will show up as twice as many black-legged ticks that are being detected along the eastern United States.

2014-06-04 04:21:37

Staten Island Pediatrician Michael Gabriel provides important tips and information on preventing tick bites, treating tick bites, and the risks of Lyme disease. BOHEMIA, N.Y., June

2014-06-01 23:01:46

Mosquito Shield (http://www.moshield.com/southeastern-pennsylvania) announced today they now are offering a tick

2014-05-29 23:03:44

Board Members Share Goals: Detect, Educate, Cure New York and Stamford, CT (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) and the Lyme Research

2014-05-28 12:42:51

A newly discovered tick-borne bacterium known as “Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis” has been implicated in six cases of disease in Sweden.

2014-05-27 23:11:23

Is this new test the beginning of the end of the Lyme disease epidemic? After hundreds of thousands of misdiagnosed cases of Lyme disease, and a million Americans suffering from the debilitating

2014-05-19 23:01:21

Local team’s mosquito control service adds tick product to help protect residents from both mosquito and tick-borne diseases. Woolwich Township, NJ (PRWEB)

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2014-05-18 03:00:18

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Do you know where the ticks are? Find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during "picnic season" - a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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