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Pediatric Critical Care of South FloridaAs families travel or head out to camp, swim, hike or play, so do mosquitos, ticks and other pesky insects. Unfortunately, warmer weather also means guarding against illnesses, such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and the West Nile virus....
There are some topics with regards to pets and their health that pet owners never seem to get enough of. External pet parasites such as fleas and ticks happen to be one of those topics of concern. One reason for the constant need to discuss fleas and...
An article from the July 5, 1962, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on the consequences of being bitten by a tick for one area youngster. A case of Rocky Mountain spotted fever was reported in a five-year-old male residing in...
Typically ticks begin to appear in late spring and early summer as warm weather sets in, but this year, cases of the annual pest were reported three to four weeks earlier than normal, said agents with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension...
Area outdoors people have been reporting an uptick in, well, ticks this spring. But pinning the blame on a mild winter for an upswing in numbers may not be a catch-all answer anymore. The upswing could be simply because of the tick's normal expansion...
Tags: Health, Anaplasmosis , Babesiosis , Lone (music group), Ehrlichiosis
As a veterinarian, it never ceases to amaze me how medical technology has changed during the past 22 years. Certainly, one area of improvement that has been astounding is the development of newer external parasite control medications. Once again, the...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelIt’s tick time again in Central Florida. The number of reported bites are ahead of last year at this time, the Seminole County Health Department is urging residents to take tick prevention measures when heading outdoors. Just since January the state...
These days, the seconds no more tick away than the hours slip through the narrow part of an hourglass, but as the weather turns warmer and the days get longer, there's ever more reason to spend more time outside and that time is marked by different...
Many of us were very pleased to cruise through this past winter without having to shovel snow, thaw out car door locks, spread salt or worry about someone falling on ice. However, it seems like there is always a price to pay for having it easy. In this...
Tags: Health, Vaccines, Fatigue, Human Body, Blood
Apr 18, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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