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Tick Bites

Here's What You Need To Know About Ticks

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news: Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness, has more than doubled over the past 20 years. In 1995 there were just over 10,000 cases of...

10 Ways To Avoid Tick Bites

Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 06/09/2014 10:48 AM EDT on LiveScience It's summertime, which means outdoor play, hiking, gardening — an...

WATCH: Tiny Vampire Sticks It To Victim's Skin

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 10.31.2013 | Science

A tick sucking blood from a victim has been caught in action on video, in all its gory glory. The new tick-sucking video, described today (Oct. 29) i...

Meredith Melnick

LOOK: What's Really Inside Your Bug Spray? | Meredith Melnick | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

It's the height of summer -- and if you've been spending more time outdoors lately, chances are you've got a few (or more) bug bites to show for your ...

Tick-ing Time Bomb? Why Protection Against Parasites is Essential for People and Pets

Natasha Ashton | Posted 11.18.2012 | Green
Natasha Ashton

Most responsible pet parents already protect their furry friends with a monthly dose of flea and tick preventative. But while that helps, it might not be enough to keep your entire family protected against tick-borne diseases.

Bizarre Meat Allergy Linked With Tick Bites

Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Ticks might spread more than just Lyme Disease or Rocky Mountain spotted fever -- they may also be responsible for an allergy to meat, according to ne...

The Hidden Dangers of Bug Bites

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Bug bites, merely annoying for most of us, can be medically perilous to some who encounter the wrong creepy crawler or experience a severe allergic reaction.