Tag: Lyme disease

Get outdoors but know how to protect yourself

Get outdoors but know how to protect yourself

Tomorrow is National Get Outdoors Day. Now that the weather has warmed up, getting outside is a welcomed change in most parts of the country. But g ...
Spring is here and so are ticks

Spring is here and so are ticks

I remember the anxiety I felt after discovering a tick attached to my skin. I was reaching my hands behind my head and found a tick at the top of my n ...
Time for sunshine and flowers… and bugs

Time for sunshine and flowers… and bugs

Pesticides are chemicals used to kill or keep away insects and rodents. You can use some pesticides in your home. Others are for use only outside or o ...
Keep on the lookout for ticks

Keep on the lookout for ticks

As small as they are, ticks can pack a punch with some powerful diseases. Summer is going strong and with the warm weather comes the proliferation of ...