Study Warns Of High Numbers Of Lyme Disease-Carrying Ticks Along Bay Area CoastsScientists are warning the public about the potential dangers from disease-carrying ticks after a recent study found high numbers of the pesky insects in coastal areas where they were once believed to be uncommon.
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.
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.
'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
Kelly Osbourne Addresses Battling a Disease In New Book"I thought I had Lyme disease," she wrote. "I had started entering my symptoms into online quizzes, and the results kept coming back Lyme disease."
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.
Common Birds May Be Spreading Lyme Disease In California More Than Known, Study ShowsIn study released Wednesday, UC Berkeley researchers say that the role of birds in the spread of Lyme disease within California is more important than previously known.
Anthem Covered California Customer Unable To Find Nearby Doctor, Said He Was Told To Cancel PlanFor months, KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch has been reporting that many newly-insured consumers on Covered California haven’t been able to find a doctor under their new plans. Now, even insurers are telling some they are out of luck.
Animal Update: Advances In Lyme Disease ResearchWhat is Lyme Disease - and just how big of a problem is it?
Jefferson Award Winner Leads Battle Against Lyme Disease A bite from a tick carrying Lyme disease can have life-altering consequences. For this week's Jefferson Award winner, it pushed her to help others with the infection.
HealthWatch: Bay Area Lyme Disease Patient Fights InsurerImagine the frustration when you do have insurance but you still can't get your plan to pay for drugs that cost thousands of dollars a month.