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The blacklegged deer tick can cause Lyme disease. (Photo: Penn State)

Lyme Disease

Tips for Avoiding Ticks and Lyme Disease When a mosquito decides to dine on your blood, you typically know it – there’s pain, itch and annoyance. Ticks, on the other hand, take a stealthier approach. They often burrow into hard-to-spot areas and hanging around for hours or days
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It’s not too late to get vaccinated against the most common strains of flu expected this year. (Photo: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Avoid the Flu

Vaccination Remains Best Way to Avoid Flu Joy and goodwill aren’t the only things we start spreading to friends, family, colleagues — even strangers — this time of year. Late fall and early winter also signal the start of annual spread of the influenza virus. Commonly known as
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