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Lyme disease

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
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
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
February 20, 2017
Reader Opinion: Tick dangers increasing
February 20, 2017 - 10:08pm
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
April 19, 2016
Reader Opinion: May is Lyme Advocacy Month
April 19, 2016 - 8:55pm
February 11, 2016
A deer tick, or blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, is seen on a blade of grass, in this undated picture from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. REUTERS/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Handout via Reuters
Genome offers clues on thwarting reviled, disease-carrying ticks
February 11, 2016 - 10:35pm
January 19, 2016
In this photo, the tick on the left is an adult female blacklegged tick, which is red and dark brown. To her right is an adult male blacklegged tick, which is smaller and dark in color. A nymph blacklegged tick is the second from the right, and a blacklegged tick larva is to the far right. (Scale of image is centimeters.) Minnesota Department of Health photo.
Ticks carrying Lyme disease now living in almost half of U.S. counties
January 19, 2016 - 3:40pm
September 4, 2015
Special Lyme support group meeting Thursday
September 4, 2015 - 10:16pm
July 5, 2015
Lyme disease support group meets Thursday
July 5, 2015 - 10:29pm
May 23, 2015
Tips to beat ticks
May 23, 2015 - 11:31am
May 18, 2015
A wood tick crawls up the sock of a wood tick hunter in Riverton. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Question of the week: Woodtick Diseases
May 18, 2015 - 1:44pm
December 4, 2014
Lyme group looks at the holidays
December 4, 2014 - 5:34pm
Lures for Lymes benefit dinner set
December 4, 2014 - 5:19pm