Tag: lyme disease

Protect yourself from Lyme Disease

#1 — Clear Out Lawn & Tree Debris: Ticks thrive in shady, moist areas. Clear away compost and debris piles and separate play areas with wood chips or gravel. #2 — Clean Up & Check Out Hiding Places: Clear out leaf litter and brush around your property and keep tall grass short and... more
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Interesting Facts about Ticks

Summer means more sunshine (usually) and more time outdoors playing, hiking and exploring nature. Unfortunately, this can also mean more quality time with some of nature’s most nefarious pests. Ticks, which are commonly encountered in tall grass and wooded areas, are one such notorious pest.... more
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Upcoming Tick Season 2017

Everyone loves spring, flowers budding, leaves growing on the trees, and warmer temperatures. After a few late winter storms in March, spring has to be on your mind. However, this winter has been one of the warmest on record and with a warmer than average winter comes a worse than average tick... more
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High Number of Lyme Disease Cases

Lyme disease is impacting Americans in record numbers — and climate change may be to blame. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported every year. These numbers may increase as climate change allows ticks, the... more
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What To Do If Your Child Gets A Tick Bite

If you’re a parent with active kids, one of them will most likely get a tick bite at some point. The good news is that most of them are harmless, but it’s a good idea to you’re your pediatrician and get it checked out. If the tick is still attached to the skin, use tweezers to get a firm... more
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Ticks Pose a Late Summer Health Threat

As the long days of summer stretch into early September, many people across New England will take advantage of the last few weeks of warm weather by spending an increased amount of time enjoying the outdoors. However, more time outside can sometimes increase the risk of coming into contact with... more
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Take The Bite Out Of Bug Season

We live in a world where there are bugs, and they bite.  They cause us itchy, bumpy, rashes and sometimes, their bites can make us very sick.  With the good weather finally here and outdoor activities are in full season, here are a few tips on keeping these pests away. Insects can carry... more
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Ticks Found To Carry Virus Worse Than Lyme Disease

See the latest reports on Ticks that are found to carry a virus worse than Lyme Disease. Find out more about Ticks on our website at... more
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Protect Against Ticks

Summer has finally arrived here in the Northeast and people are venturing outside to enjoy the much needed sunshine and warm weather. Certain species of ticks are capable of transmitting serious diseases to humans when they bite, including Lyme disease. We encourage people to take steps to protect... more
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How to Remove a Tick

Almost everyone finds a tick on themselves, or their child. So, what do you do once you find it? Most people panic. If you are persistent in checking for ticks when you come in from outside, there is no need to worry. Not all ticks carry disease and the risk of obtaining Lyme disease if reduced... more
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