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What to Do When You Find a Tick in Your House

Napat/Shutterstock A tick in your home is unsettling, to say the least. An innocent walk through the woods with your pup can result in ticks entering your home. While many varieties of ticks aren’t prone to making a home indoors (deer ticks typically die within 24 hours, and can only survive short periods in places… Read More »

Buzzing That Boy Heard Was a Tick on His Eardrum

WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The Connecticut 9-year-old knew something was wrong. Three days after a routine day in the school playground, he felt something “foreign” in his right ear and persistent buzzing noises. Doctors who examined the boy’s ear at Yale-New Haven Hospital quickly ascertained the cause: An eight-legged visitor, a tick,… Read More »