Erik Foster http://wemu.org en Issues of the Environment: Lyme Disease http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-lyme-disease <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It is peak season for the ticks that carry Lyme Disease. In this week's installment of Issues of the Environment,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WEMU's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;David Fair talks with Erik Foster. Erick is Medical Entomologist with the <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2945_5104-12219--,00.html">Michigan Department of Community Health's communicable Disease Division</a>. They discuss how to protect yourself from contracting Lyme Disease, what to look for if you suspect you've come in contact with an infected Tick, and how climate change may increase the areas where the ticks are found.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 12:28:48 +0000 David Fair 31658 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Lyme Disease