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Keeping Up With Ticks

By US News
April 26, 2017
Know Your Tick Risk

Deer ticks, also known as blacklegged ticks, are tiny but dangerous – they’re the ones that spread Lyme disease bacteria, called Borrelia burgdorferi.

This year on the East Coast, ticks have been spotted in national parks in Maine, New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia and Virginia. Tick-testing […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Keeping Up With Ticks

‘Unacceptable’ & ‘Frustrating’: Avril Lavigne Vents About Doctors Blowing Off Lyme Disease In 8-Month Search For Diagnosis

Avril Lavigne, slowly on the upswing in her Lyme disease battle, says she found many doctors’ passive dismissal of the illness as “unacceptable” and “frustrating.”

The “Sk8er Boi” singer, speaking with Good Morning America Thursday in a phone interview, explained how a year ago, she “went from doctor-to-doctor for about eight months” until she could find […]

By |January 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘Unacceptable’ & ‘Frustrating’: Avril Lavigne Vents About Doctors Blowing Off Lyme Disease In 8-Month Search For Diagnosis

Yolanda Foster: What I Saw Was Ignorance

Yolanda explains why Taylor has only made her want to fight harder to get the word out about Lyme disease.

View original article by Yolanda Foster here

By |December 16th, 2015|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Yolanda Foster: What I Saw Was Ignorance

Brewer girl hopes her battle with Lyme disease can help others

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BREWER, Maine — It started with flu-like symptoms and progressed steadily. Fevers and rashes and aching joints followed. For four years, Ralph and Lisa Jordan of Brewer took their daughter to a growing list of doctors. The were seeking an answer to a painfully simple question.

What’s wrong with Sally?

It took nearly four years to […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Stories|1,052 Comments

The Lyme Disease Challenge – The Lymettes!

Check out Dr. Pat’s Take on the Lyme Disease Challenge!!

 

By |May 23rd, 2015|Lifestyle|1,201 Comments