Don’t let ticks cast a shadow over your summer. Get the lowdown on tick removal and what to do if you suspect your child has contracted a tick disease.
If you don’t notice the tiny deer tick bite on your body, it can be easy to dismiss signs of Lyme disease. You may suspect flu and give it a week or so, thinking it will resolve on its own. But by then, the bacterial infection has had time to spread. “The human body reacts … Read More
Headed outside sometime soon to soak up the sun and enjoy the outdoors? Tick-borne diseases such as Lyme disease, are on the rise in the United States, so it’s a good idea to protect yourself.
From May through July, people will get more tick bites and tick-borne diseases than any other time of year in the United States.
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Bugs, plants, heat and even water can cause a rash. Here’s how to recognize and treat some of these common warm-weather skin ailments.
If you’re an avid outdoors person, learn how to avoid tick bites or deal with a bite to protect yourself against Lyme disease.
One thing that bugs us about summer is, well, bugs – and the bites they leave behind. Some of them can even make us sick. Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, is an expert on infectious diseases at Cleveland Clinic. She says mosquito bites can become a problem if you don’t leave them alone. “Mosquito bites can get … Read More