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Lyme disease

File photo of a tick. (credit: MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Species Of Ticks Spreading Disease Across Southeast

In the trees and grasses of the South, there are a growing number of unwanted visitors that at best are an itchy nuisance and at worst can carry debilitating diseases: Ticks.

05/28/2012