Did Native Americans use fire to kill ticks?
Are there more ticks these days?
Is Babesios more common now?
Any ugly red divot in your skin, nearby swollen glands, and fever needs to be checked out pronto by a doc.
Perhaps the Vineyard boards of health should advocate for town officials "turning the other cheek" to episodes of public nudity, particularly in the woods. Get rid of those "no nudity" admonitions on all the Land Bank and other trailhead signs!
C’mon folks, it is just a tick bite. It is not like getting bitten by a taipan (a snake with a highly lethal bite) in the Australian outback, where there is some justification in immediately amputating the bitten body part.
Tick expert Dr. Sam Telford answers questions about the Island’s most insidious insect and how to prevent the bacteria it can inject. Dear Sam. Back in the...