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2013-08-29 12:26:27

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is creating increasing concerns for pets and people in Oklahoma City and the entire state. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to dogs, cats...

2013-08-29 12:26:25

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is creating increasing concerns for pets and people in Raleigh and all of North Carolina. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to dogs, cats and...

2013-08-29 12:26:21

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is progressively expanding northward and eastward and creating new concerns for pets and people in Kentucky. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted...

2013-08-29 12:26:19

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is creating increasing concerns for pets and people in Georgia. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to dogs, cats and people. (Logo:...

2013-08-29 12:26:17

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is progressively expanding northward and eastward and creating new concerns for pets and people in Florida. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever...

2013-08-29 12:26:00

Parasite is an Aggressive Biter that Poses Risks to Pets and People WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically considered a southern and south-central U.S. parasite, the lone star tick is creating increasing concerns for pets and people in Alabama. This tick, known for the white, star-like spot on the backs of the female, is an aggressive biter and can transmit diseases such as ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever to dogs, cats and people. (Logo:...

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...

2013-08-20 09:52:57

When University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers set out to study Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, they faced a daunting challenge. The deadly virus requires biosafety level 4 containment, and it's carried by ticks. That meant that if scientists wanted to study the transmission of the virus, they had to do something that had never been done before: find a way to work safely with the tiny, tough bugs in a maximum containment "spacesuit lab." "It was completely new...