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Lyme Disease
by Kimberly Allen, RN Not only is Lyme disease the most common tick-borne illness in the US and Canada it is the “fastest growing infectious disease in the country.” ¬†According to the CDC the number of reported cases of Lyme disease has more than doubled in the US since... Read more
Avoid getting “ticked” off

With spring upon us and summer rapidly approaching many people are heading to the wilderness to hike and camp. As humans invade formerly uninhabited wilderness areas inhabited by ticks and their animal hosts the incidence of tick-borne diseases has increased. Tick-borne diseases can be found throughout the US and can be caused by either bacteria, viruses, or parasites…

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