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3 Ways to Keep Ticks Away from Your Home in Davidsonville, MD

While visiting Truxtun Park or any other park in Davidsonville, ticks may be a problem. Given the chance, these tiny parasites that live in shrubs and long grass will cling to your clothes and skin. Like vampires, they suck your […]

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Were Ticks Intended To Be Used As Bioweapons?

Ticks can be deadly. They transmit disease and can cause serious illness or even death. However, there might be another dangerous factor to add into the equation. This week House lawmakers have made an amendment to the National Defense Authorization […]

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Asian Longhorned Tick Can Breed Alone

The Asian longhorned tick is a relatively new species of tick in the United States. At present, its population is relatively low here, however, that could change quite significantly because these little critters don’t even need to find a mate […]

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Take The Time To Be ‘Tick Safe’ This Summer

A bite from a tick is all too common these days. These tiny creatures have a tendency to utilize us as their food source and unfortunately, spread some pretty nasty diseases. If you’ve found a tick on your skin it […]

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As Deer Multiply, So Do Ticks!

The deer population in the United States has risen significantly over the last few years, which means we’re more likely to be in closer proximity to a deer than ever before. Unfortunately, with this growth, it also means another increase […]

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Asian Longhorned Tick Takes First Bite Out Of The U.S

The Asian longhorned tick has taken its first taste of the United States. It is now on paper that this particular species of tick that has only been recently discovered in the U.S, has bitten a human. Although the bite […]

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Increasing Number of Lyme Disease Cases in Loudon County

Health officials are concerned by the increasing number of Lyme disease cases in Loudon County, VA.  Lyme disease is a debilitating disease that is transmitted by infected ticks. However, a particular strain has been hard to detect, which means there […]

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What’s Different About the Asian Longhorned Tick?

The Asian longhorned tick is a relatively new species of tick that has made its way into the United States.  As with other species of tick, it can transmit disease, some of which can cause severe illness or even fatality. […]

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How to Keep Ticks Out of Your Yard

Ticks are no longer a pest you see just when the weather starts to warm up, they are becoming a nuisance all year through.  This also means that you’re never too far away from a tick, so if you thought […]

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Watch out! Watch out! There’s a new tick about!

Watch out! Watch out! There’s a new tick about!
Yes, that’s right! As if there weren’t already enough of these pesky critters making our lives a misery, there’s another species of tick to add to the list. The East Asian or […]

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