Canadian researchers study impact of warming winters as parasites move north.
“The idea here is to vaccinate the mice."
Rising temperature associated with climate change is a key factor affecting where - and how fast - potentially dangerous ticks colonize new places.
Connecticut researchers have found a direct link between the percentage of ticks infected with disease-causing bacteria and the incidence of Lyme disease among humans in the state.
Alaska health and wildlife officials are taking steps to track undesirable parasites showing up in the state.
New research out this weekend suggests that bites from certain ticks can cause the allergy no matter what they've recently bitten.
It's critical to learn more about the Asian longhorned tick, health officials say, but the shutdown seems to have halted at least some of this research.
A new invasive tick species capable of transmitting several severe diseases is spreading in the United States, posing an emerging threat to human and animal health.
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"
The failure to ban asbestos has resulted in widespread and potentially deadly chronic risks that reach down to our youngest citizens and their teachers.
Coal, oil and gas have given communities across the U.S. both steady paychecks and devastating pollution. It's time to make health a priority in meeting our energy demands.
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