A Deadly New Reason to Avoid Deer Ticks

A Deadly New Reason to Avoid Deer Ticks

Move over, Lyme disease: Another tick-borne illness, Babesiosis is on the rise in various parts of the country, and this one can kill.

Unfortunately the growing number of species is causing alarm as it makes diagnostic testing harder – almost impossible according to Dr. Horowitz who has treated tens of thousands of Lyme patients and reported in the ILADS 2011 convention about the spreading epidemic.

See USA Today article here: http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/health/story/health/story/2011/07/A-deadly-new-reason-to-avoid-deer-ticks/49212700/1

Watch Dr. Horowitz presentation at ILADS on You Tube here: http://youtu.be/as_vDvRZvT8

Read more about Babesia in Dr. Schaller’s second edition book on the subject (free) here: http://www.personalconsult.com/articles/second-free-babesia-textbook.html

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2 Responses to A Deadly New Reason to Avoid Deer Ticks

  1. Bob Cowart says:

    Where is the Ireland article? My browser shows only this:

    Move over, Lyme disease: Another tick-borne illness is on the rise in various parts of the country, and this one can kill. (Source: USATODAY.com Health)

    Move over, Lyme disease: Another tick-borne illness is on the rise in various parts of the country, and

    this one can kill. (Source: USATODAY.com Health)

    Source: (nothing there)

    (Also, fyi, Moreover is one word.)

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