Ticks and Lyme Disease

Whether you’re on a hike or in your backyard, ticks can be lurking nearby. Learn about tick bites and signs of Lyme disease.

12 “Innocent” Tick Mistakes That Are Putting Your Health in Danger

Being vigilant about ticks takes a lot more than keeping your lawn short, scanning your arms, or wearing long pants on a hike.

Tout icon

Prevent Tick Bites: 13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You

Protect yourself from tick bites, Lyme disease, and other tick-borne diseases with these tips on everything from how to remove...

10 Naturally Derived Tick Repellents That Actually Work

If you're worried that certain insecticides may be harmful to your health, your pets, or nature, read on for natural...

10 Things to Do Right Now If You’ve Been Bitten By a Tick

Follow these steps if you're bitten by a tick—and learn how to protect yourself from getting bitten in the first...

Tout icon

17 Silent Signs You Could Have Lyme Disease

Lyme disease goes beyond bulls-eye rashes and flu-like symptoms. This bacterial infection, spread by ticks, can affect every system in...

This Video Shows Exactly How to Remove a Tick (And What Not to Do)

Ticks are disgusting little blood suckers, and when they bite you, they can make you sick. Here's what to do...

Tout icon

These Are the Most Dangerous Places in America for Lyme Disease

Almost all cases of Lyme disease happen in 14 states. Is yours on the list?

Tout icon

This All-Natural Tick Repellent Works, and Here’s Why

Your risk of getting bitten by a tick may be highest in the summer, but depending on where you live...

Tout icon

9 Foolproof Tricks to Avoid Tick-Borne Illnesses—Including One That’s More Dangerous Than Lyme

Avoiding a tick bite is the best protection against tick-borne illnesses. Enjoy the great outdoors in safety this summer...

Tout icon

Three Women Share What It’s Really Like to Live With Lyme Disease

Three women share their stories about what it's really like to live with Lyme disease and offer advice for how...

The New Tick Diseases You Need to Know About—One of Them Is Way Worse Than Lyme

Lyme disease is the most common tick borne disease, but it's not the only one we need to be aware...