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It’s Tick Bite Season! Prevention & Removal Tips

It’s tick bite season; here are some great tips for tick prevention and removal. Lyme disease is a major concern during the summer months, usually due to deer ticks who can transmit a number of unfavorable organisms that can make us ill, and experience unusual symptoms which may be life threatening. Of course, prevention is the best way to avoid having a tick bite, but sometimes, they will attach to us in ways that we never imagined. This happened to my wife this past year while planting flowers, and we never figured out how the tick got on her. Luckily, Read More »