New & Improved Testing Could Make Detecting Lyme Disease EasierResearchers released important news that may make Lyme disease much easier to diagnose.
Ticks Pose Risk For Lyme Disease Even As Weather Cools, Experts SayJust because the calendar says September doesn't mean you can stop worrying about ticks.
CBS2 Exclusive: Staten Island Woman Diagnosed With Spinal Meningitis After Being Bitten By TickShe says six other people in the Hugenot Beach neighborhood have also been diagnosed with tick borne diseases this summer, and something has to be done.
Dr. Max Gomez Shares His Experience Of Contracting Lyme DiseaseCBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez has just been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
Number Of Ticks Infected With Lyme, Other Diseases Spikes In CTThe Department of Health and Human Services is now putting together a group to study and strategize.
What To Do If You’ve Been Bitten By A TickExperts say this is one of the worst tick seasons ever, which means a greater risk of lyme disease.
Lyme Disease Very Treatable If Caught Early, Experts SayYou wouldn't think the tiny critter could cause so much trouble, but if you get bitten by one carrying the Lyme bacterium you could become one of the more than 300,000 people in the United States who get Lyme disease each year.
Gillibrand Calls On Trump To Fund Search For Lyme Disease VaccineNew York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is now calling on the federal government to fully fund research that will help combat the threat.
Schumer Calls For Federal Efforts In Fight Against Lyme DiseaseWith tick season creeping in, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called for a greater federal effort to fight against Lyme disease.
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.