Hello and welcome to another edition of the HCAM News monthly medical segment To Your Health. I’m Dr. Jim Kenealy.
The warm weather has finally arrived and we’re all eager to resume our outdoor activities. But some loathsome critters, like the deer tick, are out enjoying the warmth as well and you’re their sometime snack. And, if the thought of a tick burying its head in your flesh and gorging itself on your blood isn’t worrisome enough, deer ticks carry Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium responsible for Lyme disease.