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.
Study: Antibiotics Don't Kill Lyme Disease BacteriaSome Lyme disease patients said the research isn't surprising since they still suffer symptoms after several rounds of antibiotics.
Uptick In Lyme Disease Cases Has Suffolk County Looking For AnswersPoliticians, health officials and parents have joined forces to try to stop the disease from spreading.
Experts: Don't Sleep On Ticks Because It's Almost Fall; They're Still HungryVacationers 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.
Officials Warn Of Dangers Of Tick-Borne Powassan VirusA Poughkeepsie high school senior died suddenly, after he was bitten by a tick and contracted a severe virus.