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What Do We Know About Ticks?

We know that ticks are responsible for the spread of diseases such as Lyme and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and that these diseases can potentially be a severe threat to our health. We know they are tiny, we know they […]

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Meat Lovers Beware: Ticks Can Make You Allergic

Only a few posts back, we wrote about how the Lone Star tick turns victims into vegetarians by causing an allergy to red meat. Unfortunately, we have more bad news because this particular tick is making its way across other parts of […]

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Make Checking for Ticks Part of your Routine

This year has seen the start to one of the worst tick seasons in a very long time. Due to a mild winter, many ticks have survived and reproduced,  leading to a higher population of this disease spreading pest. So […]

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Check Your Kids For Ticks

If your kids have been enjoying the outdoors then it’s important that you give them a thorough check to make sure ticks have not decided to feast upon their blood. Sounds scary, and it is! Especially for the mother of […]

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Lone Star Tick Turns Victims into Vegetarians

If you’re a lover of meat and don’t wish to voluntarily turn vegetarian, then you may want to watch out for this little pest. The Lone Star tick has been known to be culprit when it comes to a meat […]

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