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May 7, 2018
From left: UMD students Emily Hartman, Christopher Little and Jubran Jindeel drag for ticks at a farm in Iron River in the summer of 2017. Photo by Ben Clarke.
Duluth Lyme disease researcher seeks public's input
May 7, 2018 - 7:49pm
May 6, 2018
Experts say using commercially available repellents, like permethrin for clothing and DEET for skin, is the most effective way to keep disease-carrying ticks from biting. Tests show both are safe at commercially available doses. Bob King / Forum News Service
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
May 6, 2018 - 8:00am
May 1, 2018
Clockwise from top left: The deer tick, which transmits Lyme disease; the American dog tick, which transmits Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia; the Culex pipiens mosquito, which transmits West Nile virus; and the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits Zika, dengue and chikungunya. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas more than tripled in the US
May 1, 2018 - 1:20pm
May 30, 2017
Suzanne Keithley-Myers talks about a meat allergy she developed as a result of a tick bite. Keithley-Myers was diagnosed with an allergy is called alpha-gal after a tick bite. People that have alpha-gal allergies are allergic to carbohydrates that are found in red meat.  Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Mammal malady: Tick bite blamed for allergy to beef, pork, venison
May 30, 2017 - 7:10am
May 24, 2017
Time of the ticks: Risk of tick-borne diseases high in the state
May 24, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 31, 2015
Blane Klemek: The American dog tick is the most familiar tick inhabiting Minnesota
May 31, 2015 - 12:44am
Disease risk from ticks remains high
May 31, 2014 - 11:44pm
May 25, 2013
Deer ticks and dog ticks are shown above. From left in the top row are deer tick larvae, nymph and adult male and female ticks. Below are adult male, left, and female dog ticks. A poppy seed is pictured above on a metric ruler to show scale; a sesame seed is shown on the right. Graphic Courtesy Patrick Guilfoile
Ticks carrying Lyme disease thrive in lakes country
May 25, 2013 - 10:38pm
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