Lyme Disease is an Epidemic in Fall River & South Shore

When you think of the word epidemic it brings up feelings of fear and thoughts of a disease spreading rapidly and suddenly through a specific area. While an epidemic is definitely cause for concern it is not necessary to panic. When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classifies…

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Tick testing in Massachusetts

If you’ve found a tick and safely removed it, you are probably at once relieved to have it out of your skin but also worried about whether it transmitted Lyme Disease. If you see that it’s engorged to some degree, what’s next? Should you watch the area on your skin…

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