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  • Tick Removal: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents


    Boy, your child's freckles really stand out in the sun — yikes, that one is actually a tick! What should you do?

  • How Can I Prevent Lyme Disease? for Teens


    Does the thought of Lyme disease make you worry about enjoying the great outdoors? Here's some information to help you lower your risk for Lyme disease.

  • First Aid: Tick Bites for Parents


    Some ticks carry harmful germs that can cause disease. Find out what to do if your child is bitten by a tick.

  • Lyme Disease for Teens


    Lyme disease can be treated if it's caught early. Find out what causes it, how it's treated, and how to prevent it.

  • Hey! A Tick Bit Me! for Kids


    A tick attaches itself to the skin of a person or animal and sucks blood. If you have a dog, it may have picked up a tick before! Learn more about ticks in this article for kids.

  • Lyme Disease for Parents


    Lyme disease can affect the skin, joints, nervous system, and other organ systems. If Lyme disease is diagnosed quickly and treated with antibiotics, most people feel better quickly.

  • Bug Bites and Stings for Parents


    Most bug bites and stings are just annoying. But some can cause infections and allergic reactions. It's important to know what to watch for, and when to get medical attention.

  • How Can I Protect My Family From Ticks? for Parents


    Find out what the experts say.

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever for Teens


    Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a disease caused by a bacteria that is carried by certain types of ticks. Learn about the signs and symptoms of RMSF and tips for preventing infection in this article.

  • What Is Powassan Virus? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.