Tick bites: Scarier than ghosts and goblins

We hope you have a happy and safe Halloween!

We hope you have a happy and safe Halloween!

This Halloween when you see vampires and zombies, remember that nature can be the best at being gross.  A recent post in the New York Times includes a video that helps explain how the ticks that carry Lyme disease are able to attach and remain on the skin for days with their unique, saw-like mouthparts.  You can read the full article and see the video here.

For more information on Lyme disease testing, check out Pharmasan Labs’ iSpot Lyme test at www.ispotlyme.com.

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