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50 years ago there were almost NO deer in Chatham County and quail were plentiful

June 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:58:08 -0400 From: “John Dykers M.D.” Subject: Deer behavior Dear Maryphyllis and fellow Chatlisters, Good to know about blinking headlights and deer behavior. Your paragraph  is certainly true and beautiful: “This past year the herds in our area have been much smaller and many of  the individuals in the herds […]

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Tags: Agriculture · Animals · Musings · Siler City

Do not use soap, bubbles, etc on ticks to remove ticks! New research shows…

June 1st, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Tue, 30 May 2017 08:52:01 -0400 From: Marcia E Herman-Giddens Subject: Do not use soap, bubbles, etc on ticks to remove ticks! New research shows… TIC-NC appreciates Dr. Dyker’s support and kind words. His older post on May 30 mentions using soap on ticks to make them easier to remove. New research has shown […]

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Tags: Animals · Health · Pittsboro

Ticks and diseases, prevention and early treatment

May 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Sun, 28 May 2017 15:34:30 -0400 From: “John Dykers M.D.” Subject: Fwd: Fw: Ticks and diseases, prevention and early treatment Stumbled across a tick message from 5 years ago while looking for something else. Still valid, only more urgent now with new tick species and new viral diseases transmitted by them. Unfortunately early tetra/doxycycline […]

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Tags: 27344 · Animals · Health · Siler City

Marcia E. Herman-Giddens and ticks in Chatham County

April 19th, 2017 · Comments Off on Marcia E. Herman-Giddens and ticks in Chatham County

Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:11:15 -0400 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Marcia E. Herman-Giddens and ticks in Chatham County Just wanted the Chatlist to know that we at Siler City Rotary enjoyed a most informative and pleasant visit by Dr. Herman-Giddens on Monday. She surely has devoted great time and energy and expertise to […]

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Tags: 27344 · Health · Siler City

If you are wondering about all the types of ticks

April 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on If you are wondering about all the types of ticks

Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:21:55 -0400 From: Marcia E Herman-Giddens Subject: “Types of ticks” If you are wondering about “all the types of ticks” please visit our website, www.tic-nc.org, and look at the slideshows on the human-biting ticks. NC has over 20 species of ticks, 5 of which will bite humans and all of these […]

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Tags: Health

“Tick Talks” to educate about ticks

February 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on “Tick Talks” to educate about ticks

Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:20:39 +0000 From: Jennifer Platt Subject: Tick Talks Hi, as part of our education mission we offer “Tick Talks” to educate about ticks, the illnesses they carry, and protecting yourself and loved ones from exposure. Talks last 20-30 minutes plus time for Q&A. We’ll present informative, gross, and fearsome facts […]

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Tags: Animals

Talk and concern about Lyme and other tick borne diseases

July 30th, 2016 · Comments Off on Talk and concern about Lyme and other tick borne diseases

Lyme disease On Friday, July 22, 2016 2:22 PM, Carol M  wrote: There is, justifiably, a lot of talk and concern about Lyme and other tick borne diseases on the Chatlist.  I ran across this recent article.  Perhaps it will help and inform. http://www.mvtimes.com/2016/07/13/visiting-physician-sheds-new-light-lyme-disease/

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Tags: Health

In our region, ticks will survive through the winter and mosquitoes will hatch any time the temperature gets a little warmer

June 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off on In our region, ticks will survive through the winter and mosquitoes will hatch any time the temperature gets a little warmer

In our region, ticks will survive through the winter and mosquitoes will hatch any time the temperature gets a little warmer

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Tags: Animals · Health

Preventing tick bites with coconut milk?

March 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on Preventing tick bites with coconut milk?

Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:55:22 -0500 From: Nita Dukes Subject: Preventing tick bites?? Just catching up on my chatlists and saw the conversations about tick bites. A couple of years ago, I began using coconut milk on my skin when I went outside to see if it would protect me from the sun. After […]

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Tags: Advise · Animals

Saving ticks and TIC-NC

February 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Saving ticks and TIC-NC

Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:53:34 -0500 From: Marcia E Herman-Giddens Subject: saving ticks and TIC-NC Thanks to Peggy Moody for her post about saving ticks. Anyone who has ever heard one of our presentations or seen it mentioned on our website, www.tic-nc.org, knows we recommend saving ticks. Her example shows one reason it is […]

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