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.
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 Veterinarians Seeing Surge In Fleas, TicksPrevention is key. And vets tell pet owners to go on the offensive, especially with animals that have long hair.
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.
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.
CDC: Lyme Disease Much More Prevalent Than Numbers IndicateAs many as 300,000 Americans are actually diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.
Schumer Calls For More Research Into Tick-Borne DiseasesThe 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.
New Tick-Borne Illness Could Be Worse Than Lyme DiseaseA new disease spread by deer ticks has already infected 100,000 New Yorkers since the state first started keeping track.
Mosquitoes, Ticks Invading Post-Sandy Long IslandIt may be time to brace for an uptick in blood-sucking ticks and mosquitoes this season, and some experts on Long Island have blamed the expected surge on Superstorm Sandy.
The Truth About TicksA bite from one of those pesky critters can lead to Lyme disease, which can turn into some serious health problems.