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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,...

2013-08-21 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...

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...

2013-08-12 23:18:03

Bite Back for a Cure, TBDA’s National Campaign to Raise Awareness and Encourage Local Advocacy, Includes Cross-Country Bike Tour and Interactive Digital Components New York, N.Y (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) and Southampton Hospital are joining forces to fight tick-borne diseases. On Sunday, August 25, Bite Back for a Cure, TBDA’s national grassroots campaign to build support for the fight against the devastating impact of tick-borne diseases, will...

2013-08-09 23:18:44

Summer is here and bug season is at its peak. But pet owners can protect themselves and their pets with preventative medications from FetchRx Pet Pharmacy. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 People hate them. Dogs and cats hate them. Ticks, fleas and mosquitoes! But now that summer is here and bug season is at its peak, the little pests are a fact of life. That’s why the online pet supply company, FetchRx Pet Pharmacy, wants to make summer better for pets by offering some of the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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