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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
May 30, 2017
Suzanne Keithley-Myers talks about a meat allergy she developed as a result of a tick bite. Keithley-Myers was diagnosed with an allergy is called alpha-gal after a tick bite. People that have alpha-gal allergies are allergic to carbohydrates that are found in red meat.  Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Mammal malady: Tick bite blamed for allergy to beef, pork, venison
May 30, 2017 - 7:10am
May 20, 2014
Deer tick stages and size comparisons. Forum News Service
Now is prime time for ticks
May 20, 2014 - 9:30pm
October 12, 2010
Conditions in Minnesota ideal for deer ticks
October 12, 2010 - 11:11am
July 16, 2010
Increase seen in tick-borne illness
July 16, 2010 - 10:44am
April 19, 2010
Ticks back in area for spring
April 19, 2010 - 12:00am