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Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada: Ticks in area woods already – near Kelowna

[Canlyme Note: Where there is one tick that you see, there may be more that you miss. Be aggressive in searching.] February 29th, 2016 Castanet.net Randi Berklande picked up an unwanted guest while going for a hike over the weekend. Berklande posted a picture of a wood tick she found after hiking on Carrot Mountain near Kelowna. A few hours later, Continues →

Lyme Disease more prevalent than BC Govt is letting on

 A Kamloops couple whose daughters contracted Lyme disease says the BC Government and the medical community continue to downplay the relevance of the disease in the province. Niki and John Bone say they are shocked to learn other families struggle with finding the proper diagnosis.We recently featured the Hrychiw family whose two boys were forced to receive treatment in Florida.The Continues →

Woman is finally able to put name to debilitating disease

Tsawwassen resident Karen Marchand says she used to pride herself on being a  healthy person, but all that changed a few years ago. In late 2008, she began suffering from a range of symptoms – back pain as  well as ear and throat infections. “Just all these things started happening,” she says. Then, in January 2009, she ended up in Continues →