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Easy and Homemade Natural Tick Repellent Recipes to Fight Ticks and Lyme Disease

Ticks can cause Lyme disease, other illnesses

The warmer than usual winter and early spring have meant a surge of activity among people, plant, and animals, and those pesty critters called ticks, which can carry the threat of Lyme disease. If you want an alternative to chemicals to repel these pests, this may be the year you try natural tick repellents.

Chicken feed contains surprises that could harm your health

Johns Hopkins researchers find banned antibiotic in chicken feather feed.

Johns Hopkins researchers were surprised to find banned antibiotics in chicken meal that can have a negative impact on human health from antibiotic resistance. The drug class that has been banned, but discovered in 8 out of 12 samplings, was fluoroquinolones used to treat the worst type of infections in humans that fail to respond to older antibiotics.