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Why is Lyme Disease So Hard to Diagnose?

SLU Care infectious diseases specialist Dr. Donald Kennedy says there are many reasons to miss the cases.


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Woman Faces Lifetime of Illness After Tick Bite

DeAnna LeBlanc says she’ll never be the same after her lyme disease went undiagnosed for seven years.


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CDC Warns Missourians of Lone Star Tick, Heartland Virus

Health experts are again warning the public about a relatively new tick-borne disease that has now claimed two lives—one in Oklahoma, the other in Tennessee.


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Oklahoma: Man Dies After Acquiring Heartland Virus

An Oklahoma man has died after acquiring the Heartland virus, making him the second person in the U.S. to die after coming down with the illness, state health officials said Tuesday.


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5 New Cases of Heartland Virus

People are getting sick from tick bites from the Lone Star tick, a small brown tick identified by a white mark in the middle of its back.


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TIAM: Ticked Off, Andy Cohen & Michael Feinstein

We get on the topic of ticks talked with Andy Cohen about his wild life and had a musical visit with singer Michael Feistein.


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Follow Up: Diseased Tick Locations Released

The ticks were found in the Central part of St. Louis County between the Manchester and Webster Groves area.


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Early Spring Brings Mosquitoes and Ticks

The warmer weather means ticks are getting hungry, so check yourself or your family members if you’re spending a lot of time outside.


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Warm Weather Means More Bugs

An MU researcher says the bug bites and allergens are starting about two to three weeks ahead of schedule this year.



Ticks & Insects Carry more than West Nile/Lyme Disease

Ehrlichia common in Missouri.


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