More Mice Last Summer Could Mean More Ticks & Lyme Disease This Summer in Southeastern Massachusetts

My Fox Boston reported last week that 2017 is expected to be a hazardous year for Lyme Disease. The reason? Mice. An increase in mouse populations in 2016 is a key indicator for the tick population and Lyme disease risk the following summer. Ecologist’s count the mice and use those numbers…

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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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