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To Kill Ticks: Dry Clothes, Then Wash Them
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends drying your clothes for an hour as a precaution, a clever Massachusetts teenager has discovered that a much shorter amount of time will also kill ticks — a good thing to know as summer Lyme disease season approaches.

The Boston Globe reports that 16-year-old Jacqueline Flynn found that even five minutes on low heat will work. Her project has won some top science prizes and attracted the attention of the CDC.
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