Ticks can cause Lyme disease and even make you allergic to meat. I’m not kidding! Check out the latest tick article from the Wall Street Journal.
You can try to avoid ticks by avoiding wooded and bushy areas with high grass and leaves. You can also apply insect repellents that contain DEET or Permethrin. You could also try to avoid ticks by wearing light colored clothes, long pants, a long-sleeve shirt and closed toe shoes.