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Climate Change Is Affecting Health Issues

By Kim Robson: As global climate change takes hold of our planet, warmer temperatures are bringing about an unexpected consequence: increased risk of certain illnesses. From asthma and Lyme disease to mold and parasites, warmer temperatures are great for these pathogens, but not so great for us. Let’s discuss a …

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Tick Prevention and Safe Removal

By Kim Robson: This time of year, we’re spending a lot of time outdoors, and we’re likely to encounter ticks. I’m grateful that my pup has short, light-colored fur, as it makes spotting ticks on him that much easier. Tick bites are not only painful and annoying, but they can …

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Protecting Against Lyme Disease

By Kim Robson Anyone who lives or plays outdoors probably has encountered ticks. These blood sucking insects can be found all year in warm climates but are especially noticeable in July and August. Ticks are not just an annoying nuisance; they can also carry the bacterium Borrelia brugdorferi, which causes …

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