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VIDEO: How to Prevent Getting Bitten by a Tick

How can you prevent getting bitten by a tick when you are camping or hiking? What should you do if you find a tick on your body after being outdoors? How can you avoid Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses? Don’t panic! Chris Tedeschi, a wilderness doctor at Columbia University, has some important advice on how to safely spend time exploring outside.