Tick Prevention, Symptoms and Facts

It’s that time again when our little creepy outdoor “friends” attach to us, our kids and our pets looking for their next meal. eMedicineHealth.com has a great post about everything you want to know (and even what you don’t want to know) about ticks.

Ticks Overview

Ticks are the leading carriers (vectors) of diseases to humans in the United States, second only to mosquitoes worldwide. It is not the tick bite but the toxins, secretions, or organisms in the tick’s saliva transmitted through the bite that causes disease.


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