Sunday, October 14 -1st Annual BTB 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

September 13th, 2012

UPCOMING EVENT IN CARY, NORTH CAROLINA TO RAISE LYME DISEASE AWARENESS

http://beatthebite.com/

 

 

April 13th, 2012

The Dr Phil show discusses lyme disease

Former model Stephanie Vostry, 25, says that she suffers from constant pain and seizures caused by what some doctors believe to be chronic Lyme disease, and others wonder if she’s faking. With natural medicine providing minimal relief, hear how she says she’s turned to self-medicating to dull her pain. Plus, chronic Lyme disease hits close to home for a Dr. Phil staff member and a San Diego weathercaster.

 

http://drphil.com/shows/show/1826/

http://drphil.com/uncut/page/uncensored/

 

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http://community.drphil.com/boards/?EntryID=31912

New Study Results From Emory

January 14th, 2012

Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Rhesus Macaques following Antibiotic Treatment of Disseminated Infection

 

http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0029914

This Yale study confirms what Lyme-literate physicians have been saying for years — that the CDC-endorsed tests are not detecting more virulent strains of Lyme disease, resulting in treatable patients becoming chronically ill

September 20th, 2011

 

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/20/health/20tick.html?_r=2&scp=1&sq=durland+fish&st=cse

CDC: Tick-Borne Parasite Infecting Blood Supply

September 6th, 2011

A tick-borne infection known as Babesiosis, which can cause severe disease and even death, is becoming a growing threat to the U.S. blood supply, government researchers said on Monday.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/09/06/cdc-tick-borne-parasite-infecting-blood-supply/#ixzz1XEW606V1

Ally Hilfiger on Lyme: “Your tests can come back wrong.”

September 1st, 2011

Fashion designer Ally Hilfiger–daughter of fashion icon Tommy Hilfiger–spoke about her years-long experience with Lyme disease at a recent forum hosted by the advocacy organization Time for Lyme.

 

Full StoryHere

http://sagharboronline.com/sagharborexpress/community/tick-talk-13930

 

Tracking Lyme Disease in Dogs May Help Protect Humans

August 28th, 2011

” For the study, a team led by Dr. Paul Mead, a CDC medical epidemiologist, used data from 46 states on human and canine Lyme disease prevalence.

Comparing the data, Mead’s team found that when 1 percent or less of the dogs tested positive for Lyme disease, the risk of people becoming infected was low. However, when more than 5 percent of the dogs were infected, the risk to people was high. “

Full story available at –

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/infectious-diseases/articles/2011/08/10/tracking-lyme-disease-in-dogs-may-help-protect-humans

 

Rep. Wilson Postpones Tour of 2nd District

August 22nd, 2011

West Columbia, SC (WLTX) — A spokesperson for the office of Second District Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) says the U.S. representative has postponed his district tour scheduled for September, due to illness.

Full Story

http://www.wltx.com/news/article/148394/2/Rep-Wilson-Postpones-Tour-of-2nd-District

NGA/Hooters Tour Goes Greenfor Lyme Disease Awareness | Beach Carolina Magazine

August 16th, 2011

Full Story Here :

http://beachcarolina.com/2011/08/03/ngahooters-tour-goes-green-for-lyme-disease-awareness/

 

Antibodies Linked to Long-Term Lyme Disease Symptoms

August 10th, 2011

Some patients with Lyme disease still show symptoms long after their treatment has finished. Now proteins have been discovered that set these people apart from those who are easily cured.

 

 

 

Full Story At –

 

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=antibodies-linked-to-lyme-disease