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Warm weather increases dangers of Lyme disease

As the weather turns balmy and people begin to traverse more wooded areas, health officials are reminding them to watch out for the nation's most commonly reported disease transmitted by ticks, mosquitoes or fleas: Lyme disease.

Tags: Anusha Belani , Frederick Memorial Hospital , Lyme disease , Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene ,

Tuesday - 05/31/2011, 12:23pm EDT

Tick populations grow and migrate

"We are seeing a higher incidence of tick-borne diseases in the United States," says Dr. Bill Stich with the Companion Animal Parasite Council.

Tags: Bill Stich , Companion Animal Parasite Council , Virginia Department of Health

Monday - 06/07/2010, 10:45am EDT

Consumer Reports rates bug sprays

A couple that you might use to ward off mosquitoes and ticks didn't fare well, but six brands did.

Tags: mosquitoes , bug spray , Consumer Reports , DEET , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 05/25/2010, 10:08am EDT