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What Can You Do For Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May 1st marks the start of Lyme Disease Awareness Month.  Lyme patients, activists and educators take action to spread awareness and information on how to prevent Lyme and tick-borne diseases.  There are a number of things you can do to […]

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Ticks Survive The Snow

You may think that ticks only come out when the warmer weather arrives. That these disease transmitting arachnids are only a threat to us as the temperatures heat up. Well… ticks survive through the winter! Although they are less active […]

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Tick Habitats: Where You Should Be Looking

Ticks are tiny. Ticks are dangerous. Ticks are not that far away from where you are right now! They like to hang out in places that we like to enjoy, so are you keeping a look out for these disease […]

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Tick Pills Could Make Your Pet Sick

Your pets are a prime target for ticks, so in the event of a flea or tick infestation dogs and cats can be given medication to help get rid of these critters. However, pet owners beware! You might want to […]

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Ticks Cause Allergies And Transmit Disease

The lone star tick has been identified as the culprit in causing an allergy to red meat. However, there are other critters that you might want to be aware of, that could also be a nightmare for any meat lover.  […]

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100% of the U.S is Now Subject to Lyme Disease

Here’s some shocking news folks, but by no means surprising really, considering how rapidly Lyme disease has been travelling across the U.S.  A report has been released that 100% of the United States is now subject to this tick borne […]

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Learn About Lyme Disease, Just Like Your ABC’s

Learning your ABC’s as a child, you were more than likely subjected to some catchy tune from Sesame Street that helped you to remember the alphabet. Jingles and songs are great methods to making things memorable. We’ve all had that […]

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Ticks Are On Their Travels

There are may different types of tick, and we are discovering more and more exotic species as time goes on. This is causing concern, because along with this discovery, comes the threat of other tick borne diseases. These pests quite […]

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Heading Outside For The Summer: Beware Of Ticks And Mosquitoes

Spending time outdoors when the weather is fine, is not only good for the mindset but also for your health. When you’re enjoying the sunshine (safely of course, with sunscreen) your body produces vitamin D which helps the body absorb […]

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The More Ticks The Merrier!

The more ticks the merrier! Not something you would often find us saying, but research has suggested that if your back yard has an abundance of ticks that are of a diverse species, then the number of tick species that […]

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