ticks http://wrvo.org en Ticks, mosquitoes, and hamburgers? Staying healthy during the summer http://wrvo.org/post/ticks-mosquitoes-and-hamburgers-staying-healthy-during-summer <p>You may have had your last cold a few months ago, but did you know that there are many ways you can get sick during the summer? Taking some time to familiarize yourself with <a href="http://www.searo.who.int/entity/antimicrobial_resistance/WHD-11_cds-info.pdf">summer illnesses</a> before stepping outside can go a long way towards staying healthy this season.</p><p>This week on “Take Care,” Dr. Cynthia Morrow discusses summertime diseases in our area and how to avoid them.&nbsp; Morrow is a public health physician and teaches public health and preventive medicine at Upstate Medical University.</p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Dr. Cynthia Morrow.</strong></p><p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 57410 at http://wrvo.org Ticks, mosquitoes, and hamburgers? Staying healthy during the summer How to avoid Lyme disease http://wrvo.org/post/how-avoid-lyme-disease-0 <p><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/">Lyme disease</a> is no longer just a risk for those “outdoorsy” people. Now if you’re gardening, playing in the backyard or outside at all, you can be at risk for Lyme disease. This week on “Take Care,” we talk to <a href="http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/morrowc">Dr. Cynthia Morrow</a>, Onondaga County Health Commissioner, about the increased risk of Lyme disease in the area.</p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Dr. Cynthia Morrow.</strong></p><p> Sun, 23 Jun 2013 23:00:00 +0000 WRVO News 39772 at http://wrvo.org How to avoid Lyme disease Looking for signs of Lyme disease: An interview with Cynthia Morrow http://wrvo.org/post/looking-signs-lyme-disease-interview-cynthia-morrow <p>Lyme disease is on the rise in many parts of the country -- including right here in central and northern New York. But what is this disease and how does it spread?</p><p>Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's health and wellness show, "Take Care," spoke with Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Cynthia Morrow about how to recognize the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease.</p><p></p><p><em>Lorraine Rapp: How concerned should we be?</em></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:44:37 +0000 WRVO News 39926 at http://wrvo.org Looking for signs of Lyme disease: An interview with Cynthia Morrow Rally hopes to shed light on diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease http://wrvo.org/post/rally-hopes-shed-light-diagnosis-and-treatment-lyme-disease <div>Victims of Lyme disease converge on Albany today for an awareness rally meant to focus attention on the tick-borne disease, that can attack a person's skin, nervous system, heart or joints. Over 95,000 cases have been reported to the New York State Health Department since Lyme disease became reportable in 1986, including hundreds in central New York.</div><div> Fri, 10 May 2013 15:51:20 +0000 Ellen Abbott 37606 at http://wrvo.org Rally hopes to shed light on diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease Potential for tick-borne illness increases after warm winter http://wrvo.org/post/potential-tick-borne-illness-increases-after-warm-winter <p>Researchers are warning of a higher concentration of ticks this summer and thus more potential for tick-borne illnesses &ndash; like Lyme disease.</p><p>That&rsquo;s because more ticks survived the warmer winter.</p><p>As a result, Senator Charles Schumer is pushing legislation that would increase education and research.</p><p> Wed, 23 May 2012 19:55:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 19766 at http://wrvo.org