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August 1972 - My Lyme Story begins, I just don't know it yet

My grandparents celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in August, 1972.  To celebrate, my mother, her sisters, and brother hosted an open house for them on a Sunday afternoon.   1,168 more words

Heart of the Matter – Heartworms

“Angels walk among us, sometimes they are unseen and have wings, sometimes they pant and lick our faces.” ~Jonathon Brooks

The best weapon we have to protect our… 495 more words

Local tick bite can cause severe allergy to red meat

Carnivore no more? Doctors are seeing more and more people who have developed allergies to red meat after being bitten by a tick that has become a fixture in the eastern United States. 426 more words

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Uptick in cases of one tick disease

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Ticks spread disease to humans.  They’re spreading one disease more than usual this year.

On Tuesday, the Missouri Department of Health reported there have been 128 confirmed cases of Ehrlichiosis in the state.  304 more words

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