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Maritime wet weather may be reason behind increase in ticks this summer: researcher [Video]

HALIFAX –After Shannon Shields and her family went camping this summer, 10-year-old Karley began to display some alarming symptoms.

"She got some swollen lymph nodes, a sore jaw and some headaches that she was complaining about," said Shields, who contacted their family doctor and was prescribed Advil.

"She had dry heaving. She was really tired and was tired for the month prior."

Following a trip to the IWK, Karley was diagnosed with Lyme disease. Her mother was told a suspected tick bite was the likely cause.

"Just as we caught it, she was also developing Bell's Palsy, which was on the left side of her face," said Shields.

The condition can cause one side of the face to droop.

It would traumatizing for any person, but especially a 10-year-old.

"I was just confused," said Karley. "Why does my smile looks like this now?"

The Shields family was told Lyme …

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Wentworth Mausoleum | Spectroom [Video]

Wentworth Mausoleum is an heritage-listed mausoleum located at Chapel Road, Vaucluse in the Municipality of Woollahra local government area of New South Wales, Australia. It was built from 1872 to 1874 by Mansfield Brothers, architects. It is also known as Wentworth Mausoleum and site. The property is owned by Anglican Church Property Trust and is managed by Sydney Living Museums as part of Vaucluse House. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.