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Beware the tick–the tiny hidden predator

About ticks Ticks are parasites that feed on the blood of people and animals. They can pass serious diseases like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever to both people and pets, which is why it’s important to...

Get the shot, not the flu

Both COVID-19 and the flu will be with us this flu season, making your annual flu shot as important as ever. Vaccination is the most effective preventive measure. For best protection, get vaccinated between early...

Breast cancer: Know your risks

Each year in the United States, about 255,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 42,000 women die from the disease. It is the second most common cancer in women, behind skin cancer. While women get breast cancer...