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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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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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