Harvard Men's Health Watch
Look out for Lyme
Here’s how to protect yourself from this growing tick-borne disease. Summer is the ideal time to enjoy the outdoors, but while you’re interacting with nature, you need to look out for ticks that carry Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne disease in the United States. About 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, according to the CDC, and new research suggests that number will rise by 20% by mid-century.