Study finds more tickborne illnesses across Canada through more rigorous testing

A Quebec-based researcher is calling for more comprehensive testing to monitor ticksnoting that pathogens other than Lyme disease are being found in ticks across Canada. Kirsten Crandall is a PhD candidate at McGill Universityand says one pathogen, Babesia odocoilei, is being found in animals like elk and deer in Saskatchewan. Read more: Tick ​​season is … Read more

Most Americans Lose $180,000 in Social Security Benefits Due to Key Mistake: Study

A new study revealed that most Americans should wait until they’re age 70 or older before they start claiming Social Security benefits or they might miss out on thousands of dollars. A study (pdf) from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that when Social Security beneficiaries claim their benefits too early, they miss out … Read more