Harsh Northeast winter no hindrance to hungry ticks

April 16, 2015 11:31 PM

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Think you're safe from ticks because the harsh winter froze them or because you haven't been trekking through the woods?

Think again. Researchers focused on ticks and the debilitating diseases they spread say the heavy snow that blanketed the Northeast this winter was like a cozy quilt for baby blacklegged ticks that are now questing for blood as the weather warms up. And a researcher at New York's Binghamton Universi...

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