Commentary: Prevent Lyme disease by avoiding tick bites

The next time you are outdoors enjoying nature, take the time to protect yourself from small unseen enemies. Seemingly harmless tick bites can be very dangerous to your health. Black-legged or deer tick bites transmit the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and B. mayonii, which cause Lyme disease. It is frequently characterized by an expanding red rash, […]