Category: Tick

The best ways to combat ticks this summer – Yahoo Finance

The best ways to combat ticks this summer – Yahoo Finance Yahoo Finance The best ways to combat ticks this summerYahoo FinanceHeading outside? Bring the bug spray! We’re in the thick of tick season, and experts predict 2017 will see more ticks and a higher reportage of tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease in some regions of the United States. Yahoo…

The proper way to remove a tick – Republican Journal

The proper way to remove a tick – Republican Journal The proper way to remove a tickRepublican JournalThe Centers for Disease Control warns us to avoid “folklore remedies” such as “painting” the tick with nail polish or petroleum jelly or using heat to make the tick detach from the skin. The goal is to remove the tick as quickly as…

Play Video – TIME

Play Video – TIME TIME Play VideoTIMEThe brown dog tick is found throughout the U.S. and is carried primarily by dogs. It can spread Rocky Mountain spotted fever. CDC. The American dog tick can spread Rocky Mountain spotted fever and is common in the area, as well as parts of California.Ticks likely to flourish this summer in Upstate NY –…

The PEOPLE Pet Vet on How to Protect Your Pet During One of the Worst Tick Seasons Ever – PEOPLE.com

The PEOPLE Pet Vet on How to Protect Your Pet During One of the Worst Tick Seasons Ever – PEOPLE.com PEOPLE.com The PEOPLE Pet Vet on How to Protect Your Pet During One of the Worst Tick Seasons EverPEOPLE.comHealth officials are cautioning that 2017 could bring the worst tick season in recent memory. According to Time, climate change and milder…

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Ticks – TIME

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Ticks – TIME TIME Here’s Everything You Need to Know About TicksTIMEIt’s a good year to be a tick—and a bad year to be near one. Experts say the tick population is growing in record numbers, which means a potential explosion in tick-borne illnesses. You can blame the acorns for the recent tick…

TICK SEASON: Disease prevention calls for simple steps – Wicked Local Kingston

TICK SEASON: Disease prevention calls for simple steps – Wicked Local Kingston Wicked Local Kingston TICK SEASON: Disease prevention calls for simple stepsWicked Local KingstonIt’s tick season. And infectious disease specialists urge families to use proper safety precautions during this time of the year when ticks are biting. In Kingston, a Massachusetts Public Health Fact Sheet on Lyme disease is…