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Evers signs bills designed to fight Lyme disease

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday signed into law a pair of bills designed to combat the spread of Lyme disease by warning visitors to state parks and other outdoor properties about the

Too early for forecast on Lyme-disease ticks

What may be true in one part of the country – or even one part of a county – may not be true in another. And there are signs that the most common tick-borne illness

Illinois seeing hike in tick-borne illnesses

The state had about 40 confirmed cases in 2000. By 2010, the number increased to 200 confirmed cases. And the provisional total for 2016 is nearly 350 cases.

Ticks are back in force across New England

Residents in Maine are complaining they are finding as many as 30 ticks at a time on their clothes, and public health officials in Vermont are reporting an above-average rate of emergency room visits for

Taking precautions to avoid ticks, Lyme

It seems as though this is a bad year in the Northeast for the pesky arachnids. Actually, it seems like that every year. On top of that, national news stories are surfacing about other tick-borne

Lyme disease hits Pennsylvania blogger

Black-legged deer ticks are just terrible this spring in central Pennsylvania and now this outdoor enthusiast is paying the Lyme disease price.

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