Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.)
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Ticks on one northwestern Ontario island have the highest rate of Lyme disease in Canada: report

Ticks on one northwestern Ontario island have the highest rate of Lyme disease in Canada: report | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
New research from a charitable organization dedicated to the study of, and support for people affected by, Lyme disease has uncovered record high rates of the bacteria-carrying ticks on one island in Lake Of the Woods.
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I'm pretty sure if they checked a couple of areas in Nova Scotia, the infection rate would be comparable.
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CanLyme - YouTube

CanLyme - YouTube | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
CONFERENCE TO DEVELOP A FEDERAL FRAMEWORK ON LYME DISEASE May 15 – 17 2016 An unabridged record of the presentation and dialogue at the Conference t
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Canadian woman travels thousands of miles for specialized treatment in Oldsmar

Canadian woman travels thousands of miles for specialized treatment in Oldsmar | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
After seeking help from more than 50 specialists in Canada, one woman decided to come all the way to Florida to get her health back on track…
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Grandfather finishes two-year run for Lyme Disease Awareness - 570 NEWS

Grandfather finishes two-year run for Lyme Disease Awareness - 570 NEWS | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
Lyme Disease is a very serious disease that doctors in Canada are still learning about, so it often still gets missed or misdiagnosed.
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‘Jedi’s’ run for Lyme disease was surprisingly a lesson of love

— His grandkids call him Jedi.
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BC Centre for Disease Control warns about ticks infected with Lyme-related bacteria

BC Centre for Disease Control warns about ticks infected with Lyme-related bacteria | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
A warning from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) suggests three ticks collected in British Columbia since June have tested positive for new Lyme-related bacteria.
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Tick tests positive for Lyme Disease in North Bay

To date in 2016, 26 ticks have been sent for testing, with 9 being identified as blacklegged. Eight of those 9 ticks have been negative for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.
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Tweet from @EglintonVet

Tweet from @EglintonVet | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
We have now seen a dog with a tick from Sherwood or Eglinton Park. Call us if you need further tick control for you… https://t.co/ZTgB38tbAE
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Lyme Disease can't be sexually transmitted, says Canadian health expert - Cantech Letter

Lyme Disease can't be sexually transmitted, says Canadian health expert - Cantech Letter | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
A woman who claimed she contracted Lyme Disease through sexual contact is in all likelihood mistaken, says a Manitoba-based medical professional.
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MP Len Webber - Lyme Disease

October 19, 2016 Mr. Len Webber (Calgary Confederation, CPC): Mr. Speaker, there is a sinister disease in Canada. It causes long-term suffering to both it
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Natasha Joy Snowden - Lyme disease

Natasha Joy Snowden - Lyme disease | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
The story of one woman's struggle for medical help in part one of our series, A Matter of Lyme
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Dr Richard Dubocq - Lyme disease

Dr Richard Dubocq - Lyme disease | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
Hear from a family physician from Maine who is treating dozens of patients from New Brunswick in our series A Matter of Lyme
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Ottawa Conference #27 Key messages - recap by facilitators

Ottawa Conference #27– Key messages Recap by facilitators of input from Breakout Sessions Algonquin Room – Tuesday a.m. May 1 Length: 23 mins 43 secs A
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'That's what's biting': Alberta blood-suckers cling on through wintry weather

'That's what's biting': Alberta blood-suckers cling on through wintry weather | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
After the apocalypse, it is said, only cockroaches will crawl the earth. You may want to put the Canadian tick into that category as well.
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Tick-borne Illnesses in Canada - Part 2 | Vanessa Farnsworth

Tick-borne Illnesses in Canada - Part 2 | Vanessa Farnsworth | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
This is the second of two posts looking at the tick-borne illnesses it's possible to contract in Canada.
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The Lyme Interview: Robin Fiorese

The Lyme Interview: Robin Fiorese | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
Robin Fiorese is a champion for her husband, Tony, who was finally diagnosed with Lyme disease after a misdiagnosis of ALS. In this installment of The Lyme Interview, she shares his story wit
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Grandfather runs "across Canada" for his family

Grandfather runs "across Canada" for his family | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
A 74-year-old grandfather finished a virtual run across Canada Sunday, raising awareness for a cause that touches close to his heart.
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Lab testing confirms new Lyme-related bacteria discovered in three BC ticks - Global Lyme Alliance

Lab testing confirms new Lyme-related bacteria discovered in three BC ticks - Global Lyme Alliance | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
November 7, 2016 The BC Centre for Disease Control and Public Health Agency of Canada Vancouver – The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) confirm three ticks collected ...MORE...
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CanLyme - YouTube

CanLyme - YouTube | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
CONFERENCE TO DEVELOP A FEDERAL FRAMEWORK ON LYME DISEASE May 15 – 17 2016 An unabridged record of the presentation and dialogue at the Conference t
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Heather's Fight with Lyme Disease

Heather's Fight with Lyme Disease | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
Support Heather's Fight with Lyme Disease - donate or share on Generosity.
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Lyme Disease Association of Alberta starts support group in Red Deer - Red Deer Advocate

Patients and caregivers meet
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Tick-borne Illnesses in Canada - Part 1 | LYME DISEASE IN CANADA

Tick-borne Illnesses in Canada - Part 1 | LYME DISEASE IN CANADA | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
When discussing tick-borne illnesses in Canada, the conversation usually begins and ends with Lyme disease. While there is no question that Lyme disease is the most common of the tick-borne illnesses, there are several others that it's possible to pick up either separately or in combination with Lyme disease.
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Winter is coming, but you're not out of the woods as far as tick diseases are concerned

Winter is coming, but you're not out of the woods as far as tick diseases are concerned | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
Winter is coming, but that doesn't mean you're out of the woods just yet as far as tick diseases are concerned.
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Dr Nicholas Anhorn - Lyme disease

Dr Nicholas Anhorn - Lyme disease | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
The Moncton naturopath talks about his approach to treat patients affected with Lyme disease in our series A Matter of Lyme
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Vett Lloyd - Lyme disease

Vett Lloyd - Lyme disease | Tick Borne Diseases in Canada (including Lyme, Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, etc.) | Scoop.it
The Mount Allison University biologist says we need to pay attention to ticks and Lyme disease in NB
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