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One Step Closer to Lyme Disease Vaccine

By   /  May 18, 2020  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on One Step Closer to Lyme Disease Vaccine

Thanks to Josh Babcock, College of Veterinary Medicine,Washington State University for this article. Researchers have discovered the reason that Lyme disease can cause persistent arthritis. It’s a “shield” that protects our antibodies from attacking and destroying the part of the bacterium that causes arthritis. Troy Bankhead, associate professor in WSU’s Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department, […]

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Symptoms and Treatment of Tick Related Diseases

By   /  March 19, 2018  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

Since most of our readers spend a lot of time in tick habitat, we’re sharing these symptoms of the most common tick-borne illnesses. If you do get infected, getting treatment early is important, so we hope this helps keep you all safe. (And if you want to know how to prevent tick bites, check out […]

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Once Bitten

By   /  June 16, 2014  /  Consider This  /  1 Comment

Lyme disease – It’s a scary thing! Here’s a cautionary tale from the Grass Whisperer about his tick encounter, along with information about how ticks manage to dig themselves in, and how quickly you need to remove ticks to reduce your chances of getting diseases from them. You’ll also find out if it works to trade grazing information to cover your tick health care costs.

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