FDA Links Popular Flea, Tick Medications To Neurological Problems In Dogs, CatsSome flea and tick medications can cause neurological problems in dogs and cats, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns pet owners.
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
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.