ARTICLE: “What if Lobbyists had Lyme Disease?”

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A United Front Against Lime

“A United Front Against Lyme” | Times Union (Albany) | September 24, 2013 Saranac Lake Timothy Sellati’s dreams involve endless supplies of eight-legged creatures bursting with infectious pathogens. For the Trudeau Institute immunologist, visions of ticks with mutated genes are not the stuff of nightmares, but part of the big idea he is pursuing in […]

Untreated Lyme disease: 2 years of hell

EXERPT … My doctor holds me down, consoling me, telling me to breathe because he has no idea what’s going on. My face is numb, and it feels like I have the flu. I have trouble breathing. The pain is so bad I start to cry. A few years ago I noticed a pain radiating […]

Journey Back from Lyme Disease Is Comfort and Call to Action

She took her first antibiotic at the age of 19. “I never really got sick,” Katina L. Makris told an audience of about 30 people on August 18 at the Chilmark Community Church. This was all before she was bitten by a tick and later diagnosed with Lyme disease. Ms. Makris’s inspirational talk was part […]

Sam Telford from Tufts talks tough on ticks at Chilmark meeting

Even though it was a gorgeous, late summer afternoon, ready made for recreating, a good number of up-Islanders were inside the Chilmark Community Center last Friday, attending a discussion on tick-borne illness, sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Boards of Health Tick Borne Disease Council (TBDC). The TBDC is made up of Island board of health […]

Sufferers of chronic Lyme disease gather in West Tisbury to “Bite Back for a Cure”

Individuals who claim to suffer from chronic Lyme disease shared their stories of anguish and illness at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury last Sunday night, August 18, as part of a day-long event hosted by The Lyme Center of Martha’s Vineyard (LCMV) in conjunction with  “Bite Back for a Cure,” a national campaign sponsored by the Tick-Borne Disease […]

Lyme in the News

Here’s a linked synopsis of all the major coverage of Lyme Disease in major news outlets.

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The Global Search for Education: In Search of Solutions – Ticks

Huffington Post | by CM Rubin |  August 9, 2013 To date in my “Ticks” series, we have learned from leading global experts that tick-borne illnesses (including Lyme disease) are possibly the most complicated and substantial global medical research challenges that exist today and that they threaten to dominate global health care tomorrow. Solutions are […]

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Beth Daley & the Trouble with “Prevention”

Originally posted to the MassachusettsLyme mailing list on Yahoo Groups. People- Not wishing to beat a dead horse, I’ve revised my (personal) opinion of the Beth Daley article (series) in the Boston Globe. IT’S a “BOUGHT & PAID-FOR” PUBLIC-RELATIONS JOB for Mass General. No other way to look at it. This is part of the […]

The Lyme Wars (The New Yorker)

“The Lyme Wars” | The New Yorker | Michael Specter | July 1, 2013 http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/07/01/130701fa_fact_specter?currentPage=all COMMENT … This is quite a distance better than the Daley piece. (More comprehensive, sympathetic and Wormser digs his hole deeper & deeper. His argument contains the spurious reasoning of a cretin — which should be obvious to anyone — […]