Bitten: Lyme Disease

Lyme disease may be the nation's #1 wilderness health threat, but it's no reason to avoid the outdoors. Check out this special report on tick-borne illness to learn how to protect yourself and your family.
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Lyme disease may be the nation's #1 wilderness health threat, but it's no reason to avoid the outdoors. Check out this special report on tick-borne illness to learn how to protect yourself and your family.

Lyme Disease And You

The latest on prevention, symptoms, and treatment

Lyme Disease By The Numbers

Anyway you slice it Lyme disease is an expanding problem. Use this map and chart to understand how this disease is growing.

Ticks: Avoid The Enemy

To protect yourself from ticks-and reduce your risk of contracting Lyme disease-follow these steps.

Blood tests for Lyme?

Several tests can detect the Lyme bacteria. Find out which one you should take if you are bitten.

Ticks: Identification 101

Get to know the ticks that cause Lyme-and those that don't

How To Remove A Tick

Use this quick approach to remove ticks from your body

Reality Bites

A park ranger's struggle with tick-borne disease

Symptoms Of Lyme Disease

Learn the signs so you can get on the road to recovery faster

Can Lyme Disease Become Chronic?

Simple question, complex answer

Other Tick-Borne Diseases

A comprehensive guide to other tick-borne illnesses