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Tick Numbers Increase On The East End, Bringing Illnesses With Them

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Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center works to educate doctors

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center works to educate doctors

 adults and children on the dangers of ticks and the diseases they carry. ELSIE BOSKAMP

adults and children on the dangers of ticks and the diseases they carry. ELSIE BOSKAMP

Rebecca Young

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authorElsie Boskamp on May 14, 2018
Tick populations on Long Island are exploding, and local officials and medical experts say that, as a result, tick-borne diseases will continue to pose a growing threat to East End... more

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