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September 11, 2018
Lisa Najarian has started the Twin Cities Lyme Foundation to help those suffering get diagnosed. She was photographed outside her Grant, Minn., home Sept. 10, 2018. (Deanna Weniger / Pioneer Press)
Minnesota woman's long battle with Lyme disease inspires her to start foundation
September 11, 2018 - 8:50pm
July 21, 2018
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks
July 21, 2018 - 2:04pm
July 16, 2018
Minnesota Department of Health researcher Dave Neitzel checks his drag cloth for ticks as intern Ellen Meis does likewise. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Sheila M. Eldred
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks
July 16, 2018 - 1:06pm
July 7, 2018
The new TickTracker app provides information about where ticks have been spotted as well as tips for how to safely remove one. Submitted photo
New app helps fight ticks
July 7, 2018 - 2:35pm
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 31, 2017
Take caution heading into the woods this time of year as ticks are abundant. Sticking to the trail and applying tick repellents are ways to help avoid tick-borne diseases. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Take care to avoid ticks
May 31, 2017 - 8:00am
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
February 20, 2017
Reader Opinion: Tick dangers increasing
February 20, 2017 - 10:08pm
February 16, 2017
Diane and Greg Van Eeckhout pose for a photo with their daughter Rachel. 
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Ticked: Nisswa woman learns to live with rare allergy
February 16, 2017 - 10:23am
July 3, 2016
Dr. Kevin Stephan, an Essentia Health infectious disease specialist, uses four black sesame seeds to demonstrate the size of deer ticks. Submitted photo
Taking on tiny ticks
July 3, 2016 - 10:03pm
Crow Wing County Community Services issues tick-borne illness alert
July 3, 2014 - 11:28pm
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