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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.

11/04/2013

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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.

08/19/2013

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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.

04/19/2013

Tick

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.

06/22/2012

Health Alert

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.

04/10/2012

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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.

03/25/2012

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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 […]

05/26/2011