CBS2 Exclusive: North Hempstead Looks To Quails To Cull Tick PopulationThanks to a 'quail cam' -- part of a pilot program to hatch and raise tick devouring quail -- all eyes are on a batch of Bobwhite Quail.
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.
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.