CDC: Tick, Mosquito-Borne Illnesses On The RiseThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that the number of cases involving mosquitoes and ticks has more than tripled since 2004.
MDH Warns Of More Lyme-Carrying TicksDave Neitzel is an epidemiologist with the Minnesota Department of Health. Neitzel told Minneapolis Public Radio that the cold kills ticks only if the insects are exposed to the air. He says the ticks mostly survived the harsh cold by staying insulated under a thick blanket of snow.
What You Should Know About Tick Season In MinnesotaSpring officially began in March, and with warmer weather on the way we can expect ticks to arrive with it. The University of Minnesota School of Public Health says deer ticks are spreading and becoming more common-- and the time to watch out for ticks is now.
Lyme Disease Has Spread To All 50 States, Report FindsA new report has found that the tick-borne illness Lyme disease has been detected in all 50 states and cases continue to rise.
Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
Wisconsin Confirms Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever DeathHealth officials are confirming Wisconsin's first documented death from Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Tick-Borne Diseases Rising, Here's How To Prevent InfectionThe CDC says that if a tick is found attached to you early enough, there is still time to avoid infection.
After Long Winter, Explosion Of Lyme Disease-Carrying Ticks ExpectedIt appears we are not the only ones excited about the warmer weather. So are deer ticks.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Despite The Snow, Ticks Are OutAs if Minnesotans didn’t have enough to worry about with an approaching storm promising to drop a foot of snow, officials say ticks are beginning to creep out.
Good Question: What's Good About Ticks?"The goodness about [ticks] lies in their very large salivary glands," says a tick researcher at the University of Minnesota.
Talking Points: Ticks, Pets & Lyme DiseasePublic health officials and veterinarians are warning about an abundance of deer ticks this summer in Minnesota -- not only do they represent a threat to humans but to our animals as well.
Red Meat-Allergy Causing Tick Creeping Into MinnesotaIt's peak tick feeding season in Minnesota, and now there's one more health concern to worry about: the Lone Star tick.
Ticks Thrived After Mild Winter; Spring Weather Could Send Them PackingSummer won't officially start for two weeks, but tick season is definitely here.
CDC: Worse Than Normal Tick Season ExpectedMedical experts are asking those who spend a lot of time outside this summer to be extra mindful of ticks.