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A bug bite wrecked Elaine Griffin’s health

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'Once Bitten Twice Shy’, a new song released by Westport woman Elaine Griffin, could on first hearing easily be mistaken for another lyrical love lament.

Westport woman calls for more awareness on tick bite disease

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A Westport artist has launched her own campaign to alert people to the potential dangers of a simple tick bite.

Living with Lyme disease

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Ben Smyth who lives in Kinvara had always been healthy and rarely visited his doctor. However, everything was to change at the end of August 2006 when the father of three adult children became ill. He initially began to complain of a “pinch-like feeling” on the instep of his right foot.

New children’s book warns about the danger of ticks

A local author has written a new children’s book which warns parents, teachers and children about the dangers of ticks, the tiny parasites which can carry Lyme disease.

Man who suffers from Lyme disease has drink driving case dismissed

A man who suffers from Lyme disease had a drink driving charge dismissed at this week’s sitting of Ballina District Court, as due to this disease he was unable to provide a roadside breath sample which led to his arrest and a drink driving charge.

HSE warns against risk of Lyme disease

The HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre is urging people who take part in outdoor pursuits to protect themselves against Lyme disease, which is spread by tick bites. Lyme disease can, in a minority of cases, cause severe debilitating heart and nervous system disease.

HSE warns against risk of Lyme disease

The HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre yesterday warned the public regarding the dangers of Lyme disease. Spread by tick bites, in a minority of cases it can cause severe debilitating heart and nervous system disease.

 

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