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Latest Tick Stories

2013-08-26 23:24:38

A New York teenager reportedly died because of a tick bite.

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.

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.

Lyme Disease Cases Growing In America
2013-08-20 04:53:58

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.

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

2013-08-09 23:18:44

Summer is here and bug season is at its peak.

Timber Rattlesnakes Help Keep Lyme Disease In Check
2013-08-06 08:23:05

Timber rattlesnake indirectly benefits humankind by keeping Lyme disease in check.

2013-08-05 23:02:34

Campaign to Raise Awareness and Encourage Local Advocacy Includes Cross-Country Bike Tour and Interactive Digital Components Martha's Vineyard, Mass.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.