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2013-03-16 23:02:52

Fleas and ticks are troublesome for pet owners.

2013-03-15 23:04:21

Nine months into his struggle with Lyme Disease, Seaver shares story publicly for the first time. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 The Tick-Borne

Guineafowl May Spread, Not Stop, Fever-bearing Ticks
2012-11-30 13:15:48

University of Utah Turkey raises and releases thousands of non-native guineafowl to eat ticks that carry the deadly Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus. Yet research suggests guineafowl eat few ticks, but carry the parasites on their feathers, possibly spreading the disease they were meant to stop, says a Turkish biologist working at the University of Utah. "They are introducing a species that is not eating many ticks, based on studies of stomach content, and is carrying the ticks,...

2012-11-13 12:29:27

An emerging tick-borne disease that causes symptoms similar to malaria is expanding its range in areas of the northeast where it has become well-established.

2012-07-10 23:02:26

Enzymes in ripe bananas found to have drawing action aiding in removal of Lyme Disease inducing tick parts, splinters, thorns and slivers of glass. South Salem,


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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