thomas mather en Ticknado: Coming To A Yard Near You <p>Sharknado? For wimps. Ticknado? Run for cover!</p><p>But it's no laughing matter, says Tom Mather, resident tick expert at the University of Rhode Island. Fall means the return of disease-carrying deer ticks for a bit before the coldest temperatures finally send them underground. And that means there's still a risk of catching Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:10:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 23530 at