One of the most effective methods of preventing ticks on dogs is to use a tick-repelling chemical, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These often take the form of pyrethroids and are applied top... More »

To remove a tick from a dog, use a pair of tweezers to grasp the tick and gently pull it out. Do not twist, jerk or squeeze the tick. Doing so may leave the tick's mouth parts behind or crush the tick, which can lead to ... More »

Ticks can be found on dogs by doing a thorough body check, according to PetMD. Ticks generally congregate in dark areas and are usually found under the collar, under the tail, around the anus, between the toes or along t... More »

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Motion sickness prevention methods include being the driver rather than the passenger of a vehicle, minimizing sensory input, staying hydrated, incorporating distractions and choosing seats based on where the person expe... More »

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People get Lyme disease from bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi, which is contracted from bites from infected ticks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An infected tick must be attached to th... More »

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Adults at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes can reduce their risk by losing weight through regular exercise and eating a healthy diet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even a weight loss of a... More »

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To prevent Ebola, it's important to regularly wash hands and avoid exposure to blood and body fluids, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Avoiding contact with items that are soiled with an infec... More »

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