Month: May 2014

Protect Your Family from Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

(StatePoint) More than 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported each year, making it the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Make sure your family isn’t part of that number. As the warmer months coax us outside, reducing the risk of tick bites is … Continued

Little Tick, Big Problem

May is Lyme disease Awareness Month and Jennifer Reid, like many other homeowners, never thought she and her family would become victims of this debilitating disease. It took almost a year for Jennifer and her oldest daughter to be correctly diagnosed with Lyme disease, a bacterial infection caused by the bite of a black-legged tick carrying the … Continued

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