Lyme Disease

Amy Schumer Reveals She Has Lyme Disease

(CNN) - Amy Schumer says she has Lyme disease. The actress and comedian shared the news on Instagram on Tuesday. She didn't go into detail about her diagnosis, but asked fans for advice on her current medication and important…

Experts Worry Over Bad Tick Season During COVID

(CNN) - Yet another health concern for 2020. The Lyme Disease Research group reports a mild winter could make this year's tick season especially rough. Other medical experts say hikers and campers may "just explode into the outdoors, and…

U.S. Sees Tick Sighting Surge

(CNN) - As the weather gets warmer and you spend more time outside, be on the lookout for ticks. The tenacious pests carry Lyme disease and other illnesses that can be fatal if left untreated. Experts are seeing a…

Illnesses from Tick, Mosquito and Flea Bites Triple in U.S.

(CNN) - Illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites more than tripled in the U.S. from 2004 to 2016. That's according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control. The illnesses include Lyme Disease, West Nile virus, Zika virus,…

Two Month Old Bitten by a Tick

  A family was vacationing in Wisconsin for the 4th of July. They were sitting on a porch when the mother spotted a tick on her baby.   "There was…

Beware of Ticks in East Alabama

School is out and most of us will be spending time outdoors. But, you need to be aware, Summer is also high season for ticks. Here in East Alabama, ticks are right at…