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  • Tick Removal: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents


    Boy, your child's freckles really stand out in the sun — yikes, that one is actually a tick! What should you do?

  • First Aid: Tick Bites for Parents


    Some ticks carry harmful germs that can cause disease. Find out what to do if your child is bitten by a tick.

  • Lyme Disease for Teens


    Lyme disease can be treated if it's caught early. Find out what causes it, how it's treated, and how to prevent it.

  • Hey! A Tick Bit Me! for Kids


    A tick attaches itself to the skin of a person or animal and sucks blood. If you have a dog, it may have picked up a tick before! Learn more about ticks in this article for kids.

  • What's My Lyme Disease Risk? for Teens


    Is the thought of Lyme disease making you feel you'll be safer in the comfort of your room than the great outdoors? This info can help you know if you're at risk for Lyme disease.

  • Lyme Disease for Parents


    Lyme disease can affect the skin, joints, nervous system, and other organ systems. If diagnosed quickly and treated with antibiotics, Lyme disease in kids is almost always treatable.

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever for Teens


    Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a disease caused by a bacteria that is carried by certain types of ticks. Learn about the signs and symptoms of RMSF and tips for preventing infection in this article.

  • What Is Powassan Virus? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Bug Bites and Stings for Parents


    Most bug bites and stings are just annoying. But some can cause infections and allergic reactions. It's important to know what to watch for, and when to get medical attention.

  • Bug Bites and Stings for Teens


    Generally, insect bites and stings are harmless. Find out how to keep pests from ruining your fun.