Justin Bieber says that he has been battling Lyme disease.
While it’s uncommon for ticks to be found on Christmas trees, an animal clinic in Canada is warning families to check their pets and selves when cutting down a tree.
The Global Lyme Alliance is holding its 5th annual gala Thursday. Actress Talia Jackson talks about her diagnosis. Global Lyme Alliance CEO Scott Santarella discusses the disease.
According to a multi-year study by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS), parts of Long Island’s east end have the highest percentage of Lyme disease carrying adult ticks among the entire county.
In what might seem like a plague of Biblical proportions, swarms of an invasive new blood-thirsty tick have killed multiple cows in North Carolina and already have a taste for human blood.
A New York state senator is urging her colleagues to set aside more state money for the fight against Lyme disease.
A species of tick that was virtually unseen in the United States just a few years ago is now spreading across several states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is investigating the threat it may pose.
U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported last year.
Lyme disease researchers, clinicians, patients, and advocates have gathered at a conference to discuss their single goal: curtailing and ultimately curing Lyme.
Lyme disease researchers, clinicians, patients, and advocates have gathered at a conference to discuss their single goal: curtailing and ultimately curing Lyme. Mount Sinai researcher Savi Glowe was tasked with getting these brilliant minds in one room for the Lyme Mind Conference. This is the third year but the first to allow the public to interact directly with Lyme physicians and researchers.
New England's hot summer might be helping keep the ticks that carry Lyme disease at bay.
An invasive tick species native to Asia that's been spreading across the eastern United States has been found for the first time in New York City.
Every state in the nation reported residents who tested positive for Lyme disease, according to the most recent Quest Diagnostics study released last week.
New York City officials laid out more aggressive measures to combat Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, starting on Staten Island.
New York City officials laid out more aggressive measures to combat Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, starting on Staten Island. The mayor said that the number of cases confirmed citywide continues to rise with Staten Island showing the sharpest increase among the five boroughs.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Public health and agriculture officials are warning New York residents, farms and visitors to take precautions outdoors as a new tick species has been found in the state.
Lyme disease is on the rise in New Jersey. More than 5,000 cases were reported in 2017, the highest in 17 years, state health officials say. May, June, and July are the peak month for tick-borne diseases like Lyme.
New York state has a new plan to control the tick population and combat tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will apply "eco-friendly" tick control treatments on public lands in the Southern Tier, the capital region and the Hudson Valley.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is calling on the Centers for Disease Control to unlock a pot of $900 million in additional funding to fend off ticks this summer. He said that Long Island is eligible for and deserves that money.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is calling on the Centers for Disease Control to unlock a pot of $900 million in additional funding to fend off ticks this summer. He said that Long Island is eligible for and deserves that money. Ticks are responsible for about 50,000 reported illnesses in the U.S. each year, according to the CDC. The majority of those illnesses are Lyme disease.