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2014-05-12 12:31:26

OTTAWA, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Lyme disease is a serious illness that's present in Canada and spreading. Canadians at risk from Lyme disease include those, who live, work and/or play in close proximity to ticks that spread the disease. If not identified and treated early, Lyme disease can cause serious health issues. But there are simple and effective measures you can take to protect against it. As you prepare to spend time outdoors, learn more about Lyme disease and how to...

2014-05-06 23:04:34

This spring, hospitals around the globe are reporting rising numbers of Lyme disease infections. Bird-X explains how you can protect yourself and your family from ticks as the summer months approach. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Lyme Disease is exclusively transmitted by Deer Ticks, who’ve earned their name by regularly parasitizing deer. Black-Legged (Deer) Ticks are also regularly found on animals including mice, rats, bats, squirrels, and migratory birds – and are thus found...

2014-05-02 23:01:17

Kevin Bacon, Dr. Mehmet Oz and New York Mets Third Baseman David Wright Expressed Support with Exclusive Public Service Announcements at Nation's Top Lyme Organization's Gala New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA), one of the country’s most authoritative voices on Lyme disease, is thrilled to announce that the organization has exceeded their fundraising goal of raising more than $1.1 million at their third annual gala, “The Great Imitator...

2014-05-01 23:11:48

It’s “business as usual for tick season,” CT health official tells Lyme Research Alliance. Here, 10 actions you can take to keep you and your family safe from Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Despite winter’s freezing temperatures and a chilly start to spring, a Connecticut health expert expects the threat of Lyme disease to be just as high this spring and summer as it was last year. “It’s business as usual for tick season,” says Kirby...

2014-05-01 23:04:02

RISE Offers Tips and Safety Measures for Protection from Ticks and Disease Washington (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In observance of National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)® wants to protect families from tick bites that can transmit Lyme disease, and empower homeowners to be their own “Backyard Boss,” reducing outdoor risks that attract unwanted pests like ticks. Recent research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2014-04-30 23:09:26

Nothing could diminish the spirits of the runners and walkers who turned out for LRA's 3rd annual 5K Walk/Run—not even the chilly, blustery conditions. Timed to help kick off Connecticut's Lyme Disease Awareness Month, the Race was held to raise awareness and critically needed funds for Lyme disease research. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Nothing could diminish the spirits of more than 200 runners and walkers who turned out for Lyme Research Alliance's 3rd annual 5K...

2014-04-30 23:04:11

Prominent Social Influencers, Celebrities and Elite Business Leaders Gather at Nation's Top Lyme Organization Gala New York, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 WHO: Pop Icon Debbie Gibson will be joined by stars of “Real Housewives of New York City” Heather Thomson and Countess LuAnn De Lesseps, Actress Karen Allen, 2014 Winter Olympian and Lyme Advocate Angeli VanLaanen, Ann Bass’ daughter Samantha Bass, Annaliese Soros, Grand Prix equestrian jump rider and World Cup finalist Judy...

2014-04-29 23:01:55

Singer and Songwriter Supports Lyme Disease Awareness New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Pop Icon Debbie Gibson will be joined by the stars of “Real Housewives of New York City” Heather Thompson and Countess LuAnn De Lesseps, Actress Karen Allen, 2014 Winter Olympian and Lyme Advocate Angeli VanLaanen, and other prominent figures at the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) third annual gala titled “The Great Imitator Masquerade Ball” on May 1st in New York City. Kicking off May as...

2014-04-24 04:21:17

What We All Need to Do: DIY Tips Revealed by Mosquito Squad to Protect from Ticks and Mosquitoes RICHMOND, Va., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyme disease doesn't discriminate. While singer Debbie Gibson is the latest noteworthy individual to announce her fight with the illness, lifestyle guru Martha Stewart, actor Alec Baldwin and President George W. Bush have all been given the Lyme disease diagnosis. Some say conditions are ripe for an increase in infected ticks and Lyme Disease this...

2014-04-18 23:02:52

The 3rd annual “Race Against Lyme” will be held Sunday, April 27 at Cove island Park in Stamford. Put on your walking shoes and get ready for a morning full of fun. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Lyme Research Alliance (LRA), the nation’s largest nonprofit funder of university-level research into Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, will host its 3rd annual “Race Against Lyme” to raise awareness and funds for Lyme disease research on Sunday, April 27 at Cove Island Park in...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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