13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You
With Lyme disease and other tick-spread illnesses predicted to spike this year, protect yourself with these tips on everything from how to remove a tick to where they love to hide.By Lauren Gelman
9. Don't just check bare arms and legs.
Some ticks don’t implant right away, so showering within a couple of hours of gardening or walking in the woods may remove them. It’s also a good idea to put clothes in the dryer on high heat for 20 minutes, which can destroy ticks hiding on your clothes you may have missed.