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Avoid Lyme This Summer and Learn How To Remove a Tick by Dr. Phuli Cohan Medical Doctor Posted Sat 09 Jun 2012 10:02pm Tick Removal Since the longer a tick stays attached to someone the more likely they are to become infected with a disease, their prompt removal is crucial. Experts suggest the following protocol for tick removal: Swift removal of a tick may prevent you from becoming infected with a potentially serious disease. 1. Tweezers - Use ... Read on »
Tick Prevention and Proper Tick Removal by In The Lyme Fight Facebook Posted Tue 31 May 2011 12:00am Perhaps everything you've heard about Lyme Disease makes you wish you lived in a bubble. I totally get it. That's exactly how I feel and as a mom, knowing what I know about Lyme makes me want to keep my children locked indoors! But obviously that isn't healthy, so today I want to talk about prevention and, since prevention is not always p ... Read on »
How to Remove a Tick and Get it Tested For Lyme Disease by Kim Christensen Posted Sun 02 May 2010 7:52pm I subscribe to newsletters from Greg Lee, a licensed acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, and Master Sufi Healer in Maryland. He is co-founder of the Two Frogs Healing Center, and has helped clients to heal Lyme disease chronic pain, fatigue, and mental fogginess. He sends out lots of great newsletters about Lyme Disease, and I got this one recent ... Read on »
PROPHYLACTIC TREATMENT WAS TOTALLY INEFFECTIVE WHEN DELIVERED 2 DAYS (48HRS) AFTER TICK REMOVAL by Joanne60 Posted Wed 21 Mar 2012 6:18pm Since 2001 the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has been recommending preventive treatment of a single dose of doxycyline for tickbites under certain narrow conditions:-The IDSA recommends preventive treatment with antibiotics only in people who meet ALL of the following criteria:  - Attached tick identified as an adult or nymphal I ... Read on »
How to Remove a Deer Tick – Avoid Lyme Disease by Jenna Smith Posted Sat 21 Apr 2012 10:09pm In this episode the the Running Raw Project: As lyme disease is spreading to more and more parts of the country, it is becoming crucial that you educate yourself about the disease and the ticks that carry it. Make a post run tick check part of your daily routine to avoid this life altering disease. Read on »
CA DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES ALERT ABOUT TICKS AND LYME by Bev and Silver F. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Dec 2008 10:36pm CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CAUTIONS CALIFORNIANS ABOUT TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES SACRAMENTO – Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), today warned individuals who are working or playing outdoors in the fall and winter months to be on the alert for ticks that may carry bacteri ... Read on »
CA DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES ALERT ABOUT TICKS AND LYME by Bev and Silver F. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:51pm CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CAUTIONS CALIFORNIANS ABOUT TICKS AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES SACRAMENTO – Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), today warned individuals who are working or playing outdoors in the fall and winter months to be on the alert for ticks that may carry bacteria that ... Read on »
CDPH Cautions Californians About Ticks And Tick-Borne Diseases by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Fri 20 Jan 2012 6:34am Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state public health officer, today warned individuals who work or play outdoors in the winter months to be on the alert for ticks that may carry bacteria that cause Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. "Although most people associate ticks with summer ... Read on »
TRAVELING WITH YOUR PETS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 11:00pm Even though many of our readers travel with their pets year-round, there is still a great majority of people who travel with their pets during the summer months.  In this issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats, Helpful Buckeye will offer some new information that should help your summer travels with the family pet be a lot easier and, as a result, ... Read on »
Dangerous Flea & Tick Collars » by Dr. Kim .. Naturopathic DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 16 Feb 2010 12:00am There is a new consumer action campaign from GreenPaws.org humans which I think you ought to know about since it has to do with dangerous flea and tick collars. I’m REALLY glad my humans don’t use these or any other type of chemical pesticide for flea and tick control with MOI, WOOF! I’m a la naturel, hehe! Here’s the news from Green ... Read on »