What You Need To Know About Lyme Disease Going Into Fall

Even though the summer is winding down and we’re heading into fall, we at Westchester Health still want to emphasize what a serious disease this is. For up-to-date information about how to avoid Lyme disease and what to do if you think you’ve been bitten by a tick, we refer you to an excellent blog written by Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician in our Westchester Health Pediatrics group.

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How To Avoid Tick-Borne Diseases

In the United States, a number of different variety of ticks carry pathogens that can cause human illness and disease, more than just Lyme disease. Dr. Mason Gomberg, a pediatrician in our Westchester Health Pediatrics group, has recently written a blog which lists the most common tick-borne diseases specific to the Northeast (where our offices are located and where most of our readers live) and how to avoid contracting these diseases.

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6 Ways To Avoid Getting Lyme Disease

The good news: warm, sunny weather is finally here. The bad news: lyme-carrying ticks are out and about in full force. To avoid getting Lyme disease, Georgina Leylegian, MD, a pediatrician with Westchester Health Pediatrics, offers these 6 helpful tips in her recent blog.

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