They're panic-inducing, bloodsucking, and disgusting, and summer is their season. Ticks. If you've seen one lately, and happened to take a photo of it, you could be of assistance to Rutgers University.
Jersey Shore Congressman Chris Smith had two major health bills related to Lyme Disease that he authored and attached to an end-of-year, must-pass spending package passed by the House 297-120 and they are expected to become law by the end of the week.
Jersey Shore Congressman Chris Smith and Minnesota Representative Collin Peterson have introduced legislation to aggressively fight Lyme disease and target an additional $180-million dollars to boost funding for research, prevention and treatment programs.