Ticks are a very serious concern, but there is a lot of false information out there. For example, did you know that not all ticks carry disease? Ticks must be attached for 24 hours to transmit lyme disease, "And a tick, depending on its life stage, can take at least 10 minutes before it even begins the process of attaching to a host. This is why doing a full-body check and showering right after a hike in tick-prone areas is key." Covering up with clothing is a great way to protect yourself, but burning or smothering an attached tick definitely will not help you. Click the link to learn more!