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By Guest Author On Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
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Prevent Ticks from Giving Your Pets Lyme Disease

Helpful Hints for Pet Safety A Dangerous Pest  Ticks are renown for their ability to pass on Lyme disease to those who are bitten by them. Pets are especially subjected to this form of the disease since it is More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, November 14th, 2021
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Why You Need to Purchase Insurance for Your Pet

Raising a dog or cat can be expensive and time-consuming, but it’s also a highly rewarding experience for animal lovers. In most cases, your dog will become a beloved member of your family that shows you affection, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
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Lyme disease: Incidence of diagnosis in a Maryland Medicaid Population

Few studies have examined the epidemiology of Lyme disease through the use of health insurance claims, and all have utilized data from privately insured individuals. Image/CDC A new study by Johns Hopkins University More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Tips to Prevent and Treat Bug Bites

Although warm, spring weather means more time outdoors, it also means more bugs – like bees, ticks and mosquitoes. The best way to deal with pesky bites and stings, say dermatologists from the American Academy More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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Lyme disease related facial weakness worsened with corticosteroid treatment

Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School have found that patients who were prescribed corticosteroids as part of treatment for Lyme disease-associated facial paralysis had worse long-term More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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New Hampshire releases ‘Tickborne Disease Prevention Plan’

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) has released a Tickborne Disease Prevention Plan that provides detailed information about the tickborne More...

By Robert On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Lyme disease, Babesia down significantly in Maine so far in 2014

Tick borne diseases in “The Pine Tree State” are ever present with cases of  Lyme disease, Babesia, and Anaplasmosis seen in pretty good numbers on an annual basis. In fact, the State of Maine saw are More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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Tickborne diseases: It’s not just Lyme disease

Ticks are arachnids, like spiders, scorpions and mites,  from the Class Arachnida. While most tick bites do not transmit infectious disease, some very serious infections can be contracted from the bite of this More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Lyme disease bacteria discovered in 15 million years old amber

NEWS RELEASE CORVALLIS, Ore. – Lyme disease is a stealthy, often misdiagnosed disease that was only recognized about 40 years ago, but new discoveries of ticks fossilized in amber show that the bacteria which More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Author, Mark Jerome Walters discusses his new book, ‘Seven Modern Plagues’

A new book, which examines seven relatively new and emerging infectious diseases and how human action and the change in the ecology, causes them to produce, according to the author, “ecodemics”. The More...

By Robert On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Debbie Gibson writes about her battle with Lyme disease

Singer Debbie Gibson disclosed this week on her blog that since 2013, she has been battling Lyme disease. She writes about it in a post called, “When life hands you a lemon…or Lyme”. Image/Video More...

By Robert On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Lyme disease task force bill passes Iowa Senate

A bill that would establish a “Lyme disease task force” has passed the Iowa Senate last week with 49 yeas and no nays, according to Gov Track.US.  Image/CDC The legislation, Senate File 2090, now heads More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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Is there a risk of getting Lyme disease in the bedroom? Yes, according to one study

PRESS RELEASE A new study suggests that Lyme disease may be sexually transmitted. The study was presented at the annual Western Regional Meeting of the American Federation for Medical Research, and an abstract of More...

By Robert On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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Powassan death in Maine, CDC release tick borne stats

A 73-year-old woman from South Thomaston woman died from the relatively rare Powassan (POWV) virus, according to a Portland Press Herald report Wednesday. The report by Edward Murphy notes that Marilyn Ruth Snow, More...

By Robert On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Green Party of Canada leader, Elizabeth May, calls for a National Lyme Disease strategy

The first elected Green Party Member of Parliament in Canada has authored a bill calls for a National Lyme Disease strategy, according to Op-Ed published yesterday. ”black-legged ticks”, Ixodes scapularisImage/CDC Elizabeth More...

By Robert On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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Katie Couric looking for Lyme disease sufferers for upcoming episode of ‘Katie’

Have you had, or do you currently have Lyme disease? This is what is posted on the website, katiecouric.com. Katie host, Katie Couric is looking for people who have suffered or are currently dealing with Lyme disease More...

By Robert On Monday, September 2nd, 2013
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Gretchen Carlson tweets about her Lyme disease

Fox & Friends host, Gretchen Carlson has self-disclosed why she hasn’t been at work recently. According to a tweet by Carlson last week, the seven year veteran of the daily morning show she was out battling More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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Dr. Donald Hopkins talks river blindness, ending tropical diseases and Katrina Starzhynskaya discusses lyme disease

AUGUST 31 Our guests include: Dr. Donald Hopkins, Vice-President, Health Programs with the Carter Center in Atlanta to discuss some of   the work and achievements the Center has done in the field of tropical More...

By Robert On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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‘Katrina’s Recovery’ author discusses battle and recovery from Lyme disease

The tick-borne bacterial illness, Lyme disease is the cause of much pain, misery and expense for lengthy amounts of time for many sufferers as they battle doctors who don’t have a good grasp on the disease, More...

By Robert On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Author Katrina Starzhynskaya to discuss her book that chronicles her battle with Lyme disease on Dispatch Radio Saturday

Founder of Health Mastery Retreat and author of several books including, “Katrina’s Recovery From Mysterious Disease“, Katrina Starzhynskaya, will be the special guest on this Saturday’s More...


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