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08 / 29 / 19

The Lone Star Tick and Meat Allergy

Ticks are a major cause of diseases like Lyme disease, but did you know one variety—the lone star tick—can make you allergic to meat forever?  

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05 / 13 / 15
Bull's Eye Lyme Disease Rash

Reports Claim Ashley Olsen Has Lyme Disease

Ashley Olsen has been getting a lot of attention in recent days but not for the reasons you might suspect. Nope, the actress, who along with her sister, played little Michelle on Full House, is not making headlines for any acting role. Rather her battle with Lyme disease has stolen the limelight.

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05 / 19 / 14
deer tick on skin in florida

Tips To Prevent Tick Bites And Lyme Disease

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Preventing ticks is the best way to prevent Lyme disease because deer ticks (or black-legged ticks) are the primary vector of this debilitating disease. How can you prevent being bitten by ticks? Here are some helpful tips for avoiding ticks from the Jacksonville pest control professionals at McCall Service. While deer ticks are not native to all states, by traveling to areas where there are higher populations of deer ticks, you are more at risk of getting Lyme disease via an infected deer tick bite.

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