Lyme Disease

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Health: Researchers Find More Ticks, More Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is spreading, according to the latest report from the Pennsylvania Health Department. And new research from the University of Pennsylvania shows the ticks that cause it are spreading, too.


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Pennsylvania Leads The Country In The Number Of Lyme Disease Cases

Bob lives in a wooded area of Delaware County and knows all too well about the threat of Lyme disease.


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Protect Yourself During Tick Season

Lyme disease season is under way – another way of saying this is that tick season is here.


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Lyme Disease Risk Now Present In All 67 Pennsylvania Counties

Pennsylvania has reported the most cases of Lyme disease in the nation for the past five years.


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Health: A Growing Health Problem In Our Area Leaves Man Trapped In His Own Body

A life gone haywire because of what the family says was a missed medical diagnosis. The Delaware County family wants to warn others as they fight to save their son. Doctors say it could happen to anyone. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on a grown man who has to be cared for like a baby.


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Tips To Keep Yourself Safe From Ticks, Lyme Disease

This is a bad time of the year for ticks and Lyme disease, but there are preventative measures you can take to protect yourself.


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Health: Lyme Disease Cases Higher Than Previously Thought, Local Expert Writes Book

Lyme disease is about 10 times more common than previously reported, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, since our area is a hotbed for Lyme disease.


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Two-Day Conference Focuses On Tick-Borne Diseases in Pennsylvania and Beyond

More than 100 physicians are meeting Friday night and Saturday in Hershey, Pa. to learn more about Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.



Health: Tick Bite May Cause Surprising Allergy

A potential new danger is being linked to ticks in our area, and it’s not a disease but a strange allergic reaction. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.


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Health Watch: Lyme Disease Expected To Be Bad This Year

There is a new warning for people in the Delaware Valley. It’s expected to be a really bad year for Lyme disease. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how to protect yourself.


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Expert Expects Large Tick Population After Warm Winter

Ticks make even confirmed nature-lovers skeevy, since they do more than suck your blood. They can also transmit diseases, including Lyme Disease.


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Tick Bite Prevention

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Tick prevention is extremely important because along with the dreaded tick may come Lyme disease or Borreliosis among other diseases. Fortunately, it’s not carried by all ticks, (it is most often, but […]