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Is your flu really the flu? Flu-like symptoms describe a variety of illnesses, because really, they’re an immune response as your body shuts down to fight off a pathogen. Besides cold, flu, and other airborne diseases, time outside can give you something else to worry about: a tick bite that spreads one of the many […]

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Tick season isn’t so much tied to “summer”, as it is warm weather. And these days, warm weather can go well into fall. With Lyme Disease carrying ticks in more than half of US counties, everyone needs to be aware of Lyme Disease. Not only does Lyme Disease awareness help with recognizing symptoms so you […]

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Pets Need Immune Support, Too

September 18, 2017

If your pets spend time outside, visit dog parks, occasionally go to a kennel, have other pets visit, travel with you or any other number of things, they need a little immune support, too. Dogs and cats have their own world of communicable diseases, and can get bacterial diseases (ear, mouth, digestive infections) just like […]

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It was a mild winter, so ticks (and mosquitoes) are in abundance. Not just ticks, but the mice and deer that spread them are booming. In past years, ticks carrying Lyme Disease reached over half of US counties, this year will likely push that percentage higher. For some, it can take a month or two […]

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We live in weird times. Antibiotic resistance is spreading and growing, tropical viruses are spreading through the Western hemisphere (Zika, Yellow Fever, Chik V, Dengue…), Lyme and other tick borne illness is spreading, and on and on. Summer used to be a time free of winter illness, to get out in the sunshine and build […]

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