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Reader Input: Lyme disease devastates

Thank you for the article on Lyme disease in today’s Journal (“Tick-borne disease nightmare turns real,” Journal, March 20) — and especially for making note ...

Lyme disease nightmare a reality as Auburn-area outdoors activity increases

A barely discernible insect about the size of a poppy seed can turn a relatively normal life into a nightmare. All it takes is a walk in the woods. The insect is the western blac ...

Tevis Cup stays course for Oct. 8 as horse herpes virus pops up in California

With just more than two weeks to go before the Tevis Cup endurance ride, organizers are taking a cool, calm and collected approach to the return of a potentially fatal horse-herpes ...

Horse herpes virus in Placer but no threat yet to Tevis Cup

Tevis Cup ride organizers are staying the course, despite some skittishness in the horse community over the threat of a dangerous horse-herpes outbreak in California. The cause fo ...