Skin cancer is increasing among millennials

Because it is skin cancer awareness month, we are discussing the dangers of unprotected sun exposure. The number of cases of melanoma in young adults is on the rise. Millennials are especially vulnerable, because they seem to underestimate the dangers of the sun and...

Lyme Disease: A Year-Round Problem

Lyme disease is a widespread tick-borne disease in the United States. It is caused by the spirochete (bacteria) Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted to humans by the blacklegged deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) and the western blacklegged deer tick (Ixodes...