Archive for August, 2011

Tracking Lyme Disease in Dogs May Help Protect Humans

Sunday, 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. “

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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

Monday, 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.

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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

Tuesday, 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

Wednesday, 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.

 

 

 

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

 

Better Education,reporting needed on lyme disease

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

From the Salisbury Post Opinion Section

 

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http://www.salisburypost.com/Opinion/072211-edit-tierney-lyme-follo-qcd

Carolina Center For Integrative Medicine Offers Seminar on Lyme Disease

Monday, August 1st, 2011

More Information Available At –

 

http://www.carolinacenter.com/event-calendar.html