Ticks

Deer tick, Ixodes scapularis, on a fingertip (Getty Images)

High Risk Of Tick-Borne Diseases Found In San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco Bay Area’s trails and open space hold a higher risk of tick-borne disease than previously thought.

08/24/2015

An adult deer tick. (USDA)

Ticks Carrying Lyme-Like, Mystery Bacteria Found In Bay Area Parks

A newly-discovered mystery bacteria with unknown health effects is being carried by ticks and found in Bay Area parks, according to a Stanford University study.

02/18/2014

Animal Update: Advances In Lyme Disease Research

What is Lyme Disease – and just how big of a problem is it?

12/10/2012

Animal Update: Summertime Fleas And Ticks

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about these seasonal annoyances.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2011