Tagged With Ticks

Ticks are spreading across the US and and so are the dangerous diseases they carry


A New Yorker is the first to die this season of the Powassan virus, a tick-borne disease that can cause brain inflammation and spinal cord infection


Government researchers may have experimented with ticks for use as biological weapons. Here’s why the insects can be so dangerous.



A snake covered in more than 500 paralysis ticks was found in someone's pool in Queensland


15 celebrities who have opened up about battling Lyme disease


13 common bug bites and how to spot them



The red meat allergy that's spread by ticks might also be spread by a common itchy pest


One bite from this tick could ruin red meat for the rest of your life


Diseases spread by ticks are on the rise — here's what you are at risk for throughout the US


The most effective bug sprays to keep mosquitoes and ticks away


The tick bites that make people allergic to red meat and dairy may also increase heart disease risk


How to avoid tick and mosquito bites this summer — a step-by-step guide



The CDC posted a disturbing image of ticks on top of a poppyseed muffin, and people are freaked out


One type of tick can make people allergic to red meat — and it seems to be spreading


Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses are skyrocketing -- here's how to know if you have Lyme disease


Diseases from ticks and mosquitoes have tripled in the US -- and warmer weather means it will probably keep getting worse



Mysterious ticks from Asia that can carry a deadly virus are now spreading in the US --  and efforts to kill them are failing


These invasive ticks can appear in such numbers that they drain cattle of their blood -- and they have now been found in the US for the first time


A 99-million-year-old fossil shows even dinosaurs got bitten by ticks


A single tick bite could put you at risk for at least 6 different diseases