Tips for Preventing Ticks on Skin and Clothing

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When in the outdoors enjoying summer activities, are you concerned about ticks? This can always be a major concern especially if playing in wooded areas. As a mom of three girls, we like to play in the woods, but I am always nervous about ticks because they are so small and can be very easy to miss.

Finding an effective and convenient method of protecting kids from ticks (and mosquitoes) is an annual challenge for parents. With insect-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease on the rise throughout the country, parents need to be vigilant. Lyme disease has now become one of the fastest growing epidemics to date. The CDC estimates the number of cases in the US to be about 300,000 cases a year.

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