5 Ways to Prevent Tick-Borne Diseases as Tick Season Begins

It is tick season in many parts of the country right now, and the blood-sucking parasite is not just a nuisance, it can also pass along potentially fatal diseases like Lyme disease and lesser know babesiosis. The exact same tiny black-legged deer tick that can transmit Lyme disease is also responsible for a rare, but fast growing and perhaps more dangerous disease called babesiosis. Babesiosis, which infects and destroys red blood cells, can be fatal 10 percent to 20 percent of the time in...Full Story
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