Tick Population Boom Could Mean Bad Year For Lyme DiseaseAs we approach summer, experts warn this could be one of the worst years ever for Lyme disease. That's thanks to an explosion in the tick population.
Acorns, Mice Blamed For Rise In Lyme Disease In New YorkExperts are predicting a jump in Lyme disease this year, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says New York already has more cases than any other state. A domino effect from a bumper crop of acorns means more rodents, so more ticks, so more risk of infections.
For Kids In The Northeast, Summer Camp Season Is Also Tick SeasonAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 300,000 new cases of tick-born Lyme disease are diagnosed annually in the U.S.
Lyme Disease Diagnosis Inspires Woman To Spread AwarenessTick are coming out of hibernation early this year, and it's raising concerns that more people could be at risk of contracting Lyme disease.
Family Holds Fundraiser For Wheelchair-Bound Brooklyn Girl Blessed By Pope FrancisA community rallied Wednesday night to show support for a Brooklyn girl fighting serious health challenges – but who was brought new hope in a meeting with Pope Francis.
As Summer Kicks Into High Gear, Remember To Check Your Pets For TicksSome veterinarians are seeing a spike in the cases of Lyme disease and other tick-related illnesses.
Stories From Main Street: Studying Lyme Disease In Westchester CountyThe Tri-State region is a hot spot for ticks and Lyme disease and in the Westchester hamlet of Hawthorne there's a specialized center for treating potentially dangerous tick bites.
Poughkeepsie Play Tells Story Of Teen Victim Of Lyme DiseaseA 17-year-old's death from Lyme disease that went undiagnosed is the subject of a play being performed Monday evening at the Bardavon Opera House in Poughkeepsie.
Powassan Virus Facts: Things You Should KnowIt’s much worse than Lyme disease. Ticks in our area have been found to carry a rare, potentially deadly virus that doesn’t have a treatment or a cure.
Doctors Say Tick Borne ‘Powassan Virus’ Is Worse Than Lyme DiseaseIt's even worse than Lyme disease. Ticks in our area have been found to carry a rare, potentially life-threatening, virus.
Long Island Man Charged With Animal CrueltyAccording to Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA, Harry Tommy Patrick, of Central Islip, was arrested and charged with eight counts of animal cruelty.
Seen At 11: Warmer Weather May Mean Dangerous Bug BitesWarm weather could not get to the Tri-State Area soon enough, but higher temperatures also mean bug session has officially arrived.