Bay Area Tick Season In Full SwingHeavy winter rains have created a tick problem in the Bay Area, and doctors say hikers and pet owners need to be vigilant to avoid getting bit.
High Risk Of Tick-Borne Diseases Found In San Francisco Bay AreaSan Francisco Bay Area's trails and open space hold a higher risk of tick-borne disease than previously thought.
Ticks Carrying Lyme-Like, Mystery Bacteria Found In Bay Area ParksA 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.
Animal Update: Advances In Lyme Disease ResearchWhat is Lyme Disease - and just how big of a problem is it?
Animal Update: Summertime Fleas And TicksKCBS' Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about these seasonal annoyances.

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