Lyme Victims Depend on Each Other

“Lyme Victims Depend on Each Other” | by Olivia Hull | The Vineyard Gazette | July 13, 2012 Kristen Kusama-Hinte arrived on-Island in early June. A couple of weeks later, her son had a fever. She tended to him, sleeping on the floor by his side. She checked her own and discovered a 100-degree temperature […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vineyard Lyme Center Opens

“Vineyard Lyme Center Opens” | by Katie Ruppel | The Vineyard Gazette | September 7, 2012 After spending years studying Lyme disease, Enid Haller and husband Sam Hiser opened the Martha’s Vineyard Lyme Disease Center last Thursday off Panhandle Road in West Tisbury. The educational center provides pamphlets and books on Lyme disease, a list […]