Lyme Disease

Avoid Lyme Disease: Social Distance From Ticks In 2020

<![CDATA[This time of the year, ticks are a real threat in the Connecticut and New England area. If you are hiking, or spending time outdoors in a grassy or wooded area, there is a high chance you could be bitten by a deer tick. Deer ticks are actually the most common tick carrying Lyme Disease, …

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Deer Tick Bites: How Do I Know if I Have Lyme Disease

Another warm winter means an early tick season! Unfortunately, the black legged tick, commonly known as a deer tick, and associated with Lyme Disease are back with a vengeance throughout Connecticut and the northeast. Lyme Disease is actually named after the town Lyme, Connecticut, where, in 1975, an unusually high rate of adolescent arthritis was being reported. …

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What Steps to To Take if Bitten By a Deer Tick

Another warm winter means an early tick season again! This time of year, black legged ticks, commonly known as deer ticks, are an unwanted guest. Just like last year, this year in the northeast and Connecticut, we are going to be seeing a high population of ticks, and many of them will be deer ticks.  Unfortunately, at …

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Summertime Health Hazards

Our Medical Director, Dr. Thomas Brown discusses what you should be on the look out for, and what to do in these various common health hazards that happen during the summer. Being prepared is important, having a reactive plan is equally as important. Check out the article in the Central CT Post by clicking the …

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Fox CT interviews Dr. Brown on Healthy Tips During Travel

How to Stay Healthy during Spring/Summer Travel Healthy Tips from Dr. Tom Brown (Medical Director of Urgent Care in West Hartford & Danbury) on Fox CT morning news… What should people be aware of before taking a trip? Medical preparation for travel is increasingly important. Not only are there more serious health risks present around …

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