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How to Prevent and Treat Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

A definitive guide

This story is part of a multi-part special report.

LLyme disease first made headlines in 1975, when word began to spread that a mysterious illness — marked by fevers, joint and muscle pain, and fatigue, among other symptoms — was affecting the residents of the leafy New England shore town of Old Lyme…




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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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