Ask the Doctor: Preventing Lyme Disease

Worried about tick-borne Lyme disease? Our expert gives you a primer on the ailment—and how to avoid it.

Q. This summer, I’m travelling to an area where ticks that spread Lyme disease are common. Since I enjoy hiking, do you have any tips for how I can protect myself? A. You’re wise to be proactive—while Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics, serious complications can develop if the condition goes undetected. There […]

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