Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Taking a hike? Remember, it's deer tick season

If you're a hiker or just love the outdoors, fall is probably your favorite season. Temperatures are cooler but still warm enough, days are still long, and for the most part, bugs are less of a pest.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q and A: Tick-borne illnesses

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A close friend was diagnosed recently with Lyme disease due to a tick bite. However, I recently read about some new type of tick-borne illness. My family loves to hike and be outdoors, but I'm nervous now ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tick-borne illness still rare despite greater population

t's been a busy summer for ticks, with three invasive species thriving in Connecticut. And while it's mathematically sound to conclude more ticks means more risk for tick-borne illness, the path to pathogen transmission may ...

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