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How Not to Get Bitten by Ticks This Summer

Dougal WatersGetty Images The last thing you want to bring home from a long hike or a quick dog walk is a case of Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted fever, or even a single one of the ticks that carry these (and more) diseases. But to protect yourself properly, you’ve got to get the right… Read More »

Keeping Your Summer Fun on Sound Footing

SUNDAY, May 12, 2019 — When you’re exercising this summer, don’t forget to take care of your feet. “Foot health contributes to your overall health. From beginners to advanced athletes, proper foot care is important to keep your body healthy,” said Dr. John Giurini, chief of podiatric surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in… Read More »

Help your pet stay cool this summer

As summer starts to heat up, it’s a good time to remember some important ways we can look after our furry friends in the warmer months. Dehydration and heatstroke pose serious risks to pets and wildlife, but there are some simple ways to make sure animals are safe over summer. Protect those paws! As temperatures… Read More »