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Summer is a time of fun if you take a few precautions. (Photo: Getty Images)

Summer Fun

Tips to Have a Healthy and Fun Summer Life can be pretty good during the summer – especially for those who heed health advice about sun safety, staying hydrated and getting needed vaccinations before traveling abroad. To optimize the good times, here are few refreshers about how
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Before you head outdoors for summer, know how to treat the many health issue that come with it like bug bites, sunburn or poison ivy. (Photo: Jacelyn Abramoff)Before you head outdoors for summer, know how to treat the many health issue that come with it like bug bites, sunburn or poison ivy. (Photo: Jacelyn Abramoff)

It’s Summer

Know How to Treat Summer Health Issues Summer can bite. It can burn or itch. It can make you extremely sick … or worse. “Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy all that the natural world has to offer, but we tend to forget some of the season’s perils and common
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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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