Tick Threat High for the Northeast
New York’s Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies anticipates a bad year for ticks in the northeastern United States. Its predictions are based on a simple trend: more mice mean more ticks, and an increase in Lyme disease the following year.
A Simple, Safe Way to Remove Ticks
There’s a better way to remove ticks of all sizes in one piece, with no specialized tools required—other than a common cotton swab, that is.