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September 11, 2018
Minnesota woman's long battle with Lyme disease inspires her to start foundation
GRANT, Minn. — Lisa Najarian sipped her chamomile tea in the kitchen of her Grant home Monday and sighed. "September's a bad month for...
September 11, 2018 - 8:50pm
June 20, 2018
With this interactive guide, limit your exposure to summer's sun, bugs and plants
June 20, 2018 - 10:53am
May 7, 2018
Duluth Lyme disease researcher seeks public's input
DULUTH—Benjamin Clarke's bank doesn't make loans, and it doesn't have a drive-through window. He does want deposits, although he's a bit...
May 7, 2018 - 7:49pm
May 6, 2018
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
GRAND RAPIDS, MInn. — Rick Horton of Grand Rapids was just back from a spring turkey when he noticed the ticks, about a dozen of them,...
May 6, 2018 - 8:00am
February 20, 2017
Reader Opinion: Tick dangers increasing
Thank You for running the article entitled: "Ticked: Nisswa Woman Learns to Live With Rare Allergy" in the Thursday Feb. 15 edition of the Brainerd Dispatch.
February 20, 2017 - 10:08pm
July 3, 2016
Taking on tiny ticks
Tiny ticks can be a big problem in the Brainerd lakes area. A growing number of people are getting sick from diseases carried by the black-legged...
July 3, 2016 - 10:03pm
April 19, 2016
Reader Opinion: May is Lyme Advocacy Month
While we are enjoying walks through the woods and fields on beautiful spring days, we need to remember to prevent Lyme, anaplasmosis and babesiosis by checking for the very small deer ticks when you get home. Ticks know no borders and respect no boundaries. The patient's county or...
April 19, 2016 - 8:55pm
February 11, 2016
Genome offers clues on thwarting reviled, disease-carrying ticks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have unlocked the genetic secrets of one of the least-loved creatures around, the tick species that spreads...
February 11, 2016 - 10:35pm
January 19, 2016
Ticks carrying Lyme disease now living in almost half of U.S. counties
(Reuters Health) - Ticks that can spread Lyme disease now live in almost half of U.S. counties, according to a new study from the Centers for...
January 19, 2016 - 3:40pm
September 4, 2015
Special Lyme support group meeting Thursday
Thomas Grier, who is a microbiologist from Duluth who specializes in studying tick borne diseases, will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday at the MN Lyme Disease Association-Brainerd Chapter's regular monthly meeting at the Eagle's Nest Church located east of Pequot Lakes on County Road 11...
September 4, 2015 - 10:16pm
July 5, 2015
Lyme disease support group meets Thursday
The MN Lyme Disease Association, Brainerd Chapter, will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Eagle's Nest Church located east of Pequot Lakes on Crow Wing County Road 11 across from the elementary school. These meetings offer support and education for Lyme disease...
July 5, 2015 - 10:29pm
May 23, 2015
Tips to beat ticks
If Memorial Day Weekend plans include walks through wooded or brushy areas, make sure to pack the insect repellent — and use it — to ward off tick bites. Health officials warn that blacklegged ticks (also known as deer ticks) like to hang out in many of the same places...
May 23, 2015 - 11:31am
May 18, 2015
Question of the week: Woodtick Diseases
Q: I’m camping over Memorial Day weekend, and I want to avoid exposure to Lyme disease. How can I prevent tick bites? A: Lyme disease-carrying...
May 18, 2015 - 1:44pm
December 4, 2014
Lyme group looks at the holidays
PEQUOT LAKES - For some Lyme disease sufferers this time of year can be an especially hard. Shopping for gifts, wrapping presents, decorating, extra baking, etc. At this month's meeting the MN Lyme Disease Association Brainerd Chapter will address these issues. Interested persons...
December 4, 2014 - 5:34pm
Lures for Lymes benefit dinner set
There will be a benefit dinner for Ryan Saulsbury from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Pillager High School Commons. Chili feed tickets are $7. There will be a bake sale, poinsettia pick up, craft sale and lure sale. More information may be obtained by calling Deb Griffin at 829-6141.
December 4, 2014 - 5:19pm