MV TIMES: “Visiting physician sheds new light on Lyme disease”

“Visiting physician sheds new light on Lyme disease” | by Barry Stringfellow | The Martha’s Vineyard Times | July 13, 2016 This past Friday, Dr. Nevena Zubcevik, attending physician at Harvard Medical School and co-director of Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown (SRH) traveled to one of the nation’s […]

Treatment for long-term Lyme disease sparks long-running debate

“Treatment for long-term Lyme disease sparks long-running debate” | The Martha’s Vineyard Times | by Barry Stringfellow | June 1, 2016 While doubts persist about chronic Lyme disease, there’s no doubt that people are suffering lingering, sometimes debilitating symptoms. Most people infected with Lyme disease are cured with a two- to four-week regimen of strong […]

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 […]