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Prevent Tick Bites, Lyme Disease

Nearly 95 percent of Lyme disease cases in 2012 occurred in 13 states. Virginia was one of them. The good news is that Lyme disease can be treated successfully with antibiotics if patients seek medical care in the early stages, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As many of us in South […]

Virginia One of Top 12 States for Lyme Disease

Federal health officials are urging families this month to be on the lookout for ticks as they enjoy the outdoors. Ticks can transmit diseases like Lyme disease. Virginia is one of the top 12 states for reporting Lyme disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fortunately, many steps can be taken at […]