Politicians, health officials and parents have joined forces to try to stop the disease from spreading.
Vacationers may leave by Labor Day, but ticks stick around our parks and woods much longer. In fact, we are getting into peak season for when tick bites are the most dangerous.
A Poughkeepsie high school senior died suddenly, after he was bitten by a tick and contracted a severe virus.
As many as 300,000 Americans are actually diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.
The Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act would help combat the new and growing epidemic, Schumer’s office said in a release.
The Mets great, recovering from Stage 3 Lyme disease, says he’s been practicing daily with the winemaker at his California vineyard.
A new disease spread by deer ticks has already infected 100,000 New Yorkers since the state first started keeping track.
Summer is in full swing and the kids are out having fun, but what happens when all that running around ends with accidents and injuries?
Anna Felix, 81, of Kingwood Township, said she feared her lymphoma had returned or she might have dementia when she started getting weak and confused and lost 30 pounds.
Tick-control companies on Long Island are claiming that they can’t keep up with business, and homeowners say that they’re seeing a bumper crop in their backyards. And in response to the matter, Suffolk County has formed a new “tick task force.”
They’re teeny, tiny and can get into everything and if you don’t get checked out early, they can make you really sick.
Sam Stosur could feel her heart pounding as she sat in her chair after winning the first set of the U.S. Open final. “I’ve got a chance to win one out of the next two,” she thought. Turns out she wasn’t giving herself enough credit.
The middle of summer is when incidences of Lyme disease are at their height, says Senator Richard Blumenthal.
Lyme Disease is still the most prevalent tick-borne illness in the Hudson Valley, but doctors at the New York Medical College in Valhalla are warning about another disease.
Lyme disease is notoriously difficult to diagnose. That’s because its symptoms mimic many other illnesses. And although a tick bite is a great clue of the diagnosis, most Lyme sufferers can’t remember ever being bitten.