Headed outside sometime soon to soak up the sun and enjoy the outdoors? Tick-borne diseases such as
, are on the rise in the United States, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report
. So it’s a good idea to protect yourself.
don’t just live in remote forests
: you can pick one up simply by walking around your backyard.
How to protect yourself against these blood-sucking critters? Watch the video for some tips from Alan Taege, MD
, infectious disease expert at Cleveland Clinic.