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.
On the CBS3 HealthWatch, warm summer days increase the risk of tick bites and Lyme disease. For the past five years, Pennsylvania has had the most cases of tick-born illnesses in the country. Now there’s new research about another new tick threat.
Lyme disease season is under way – another way of saying this is that tick season is here.
Pennsylvania has reported the most cases of Lyme disease in the nation for the past five years.
When people talk about Lyme disease they talk about issues like arthritis, but Lyme can do far more damage in other areas – including the brain.
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.
Experts say it’s going to potentially be one the most severe flea and tick summers in some time due to the mild winter.
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.
Ticks make even confirmed nature-lovers skeevy, since they do more than suck your blood. They can also transmit diseases, including Lyme Disease.
One way to prevent certain canine illnesses and health problems is to simply keep a step ahead when it comes to sanitation and a clean, healthy environment.
With spring finally here, it’s time to review some gardening safety tips to keep your dogs and cats healthy with a spring in their step.