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Why ticks are so hard to kill

Ticks are on the rise. Several species like the Asian longhorned tick are spreading in the US, and so are the dangerous diseases they carry.
Why ticks are so hard to kill
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‘Reckless’ Lyme disease treatments are injuring and killing patients as alternative doctors get ‘certified’ to treat the illness, report finds

A Bloomberg investigation asserts that some doctors are wrongfully diagnosing patients with Lyme disease and prescribing alternative treatments like IV antibiotic infusions and fentanyl patches. Following these treatments, some patients have died while other sustained injuries. Some of the doctors who administered the treatments have received malpractice complaints. But the […]
‘Reckless’ Lyme disease treatments are injuring and killing patients as alternative doctors get ‘certified’ to treat the illness, report finds
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People are undergoing ‘bee sting therapy’ to treat everything from Lyme disease to wrinkles, even though it could be deadly

Episode six of the new Netflix series “(Un)well” features people around the world undergoing bee venom therapy for a range of conditions. Those in support of the alternative treatment, which involves getting stung by bees, say it’s anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial. But the therapy remains unproven, is expensive, and can be […]
People are undergoing ‘bee sting therapy’ to treat everything from Lyme disease to wrinkles, even though it could be deadly
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8 signs your bug bite may need medical attention

Some bug bites can be harmless, but others can have some serious health effects. If you experience a fever, chest pain, or cramps after a bug bite you may want to seek out immediate medical attention. You should seek medical attention if you experience severe reactions, like trouble breathing or […]
8 signs your bug bite may need medical attention
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