Can a Tick Bite Really Make You Allergic to Red Meat?

The answer, unfortunately, is yes…yes it can. An article published in National Geographic this month explains how this can happen. Red Meat Becomes an Enemy A sugar molecule in meat called Alpha-Gal can be transferred to the Lone Star tick when taking a blood meal from a cow or another…

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Powassan Virus is on the Rise in Southeastern Massachusetts

Is it really here? Ask Tucker Lane of Cape Cod, he knows from experience. A bad one. WCVB News of Boston spoke with Tucker about his experience. Tucker was used to ticks, growing up in Massachusetts, “You pick ‘em up just wherever you are.” Having already survived Lyme disease, he just…

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