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How to Remove a Tick - tweezers as close to the skin's surface as possible pulling the tick away from the skin in an upward motion.

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Tick burrowing into human skin,must be removed properly .To prevent ticks attaching to you,wear long sleeves,pants and a spray with Deet,check for ticks after spending time in grassy or wooded areas.** There are several ways to remove ticks, one I learned about was to cover it with vaseline and it will slowly back out as it cannot breathe and that is when you get it and burn it.**

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How climate change is speeding up the spread of Lyme disease

Climate change is helping the deer tick, which causes Lyme disease, expand its range throughout a wide swath of the United States.

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Greenwich billionaires funnel $50m to Lyme disease efforts

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A female deer tick. The ticks transmit Lyme disease, which is suspected in the sudden deaths of three people over the past year.

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the bite of an infected blacklegged tick, also known as a deer tick. Lyme and its numerous co-infections can mimic or cause virtually any medical, neurological, or psychiatric condition. Known as the “great imitator,” Lyme has been vastly under-diagnosed in the United States due to inadequate testing …

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