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  1. 'In the Lyme-light II: Portraits of Illness and Healing'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... is a godsend for all of the growing numbers of us who spend time outdoors and become infected with tick-borne Lyme disease (as I now have on two past occasions). The book is especially important for those suffering with an initially undiagnosed and ...

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  2. Swiss researcher who found cause of Lyme disease diesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... in New York, Burgdorfer found the microorganisms called spirochetes that would prove to be the cause of Lyme disease. His previous work on relapsing fever helped him recognize the cause of Lyme disease, said colleague and friend Dr. Tom Schwan. ...

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  3. Rafe's Roundup 21 NovRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Catallaxy

    ... emitting vast volumes of this plant-fertilizing gas. The rules will somehow reduce the spread of ticks and Lyme disease, and protect "our most vulnerable citizens." Around the town . New on the block, The Australian Institute for Progress , (AIP) ...

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  4. Willy Burgdorfer dies at 89; discovered bacteria causing Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Willy Burgdorfer, a Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, died Monday of complications of Parkinson's disease in western Montana. He was 89. Burgdorfer, who was educated in Switzerland, went to the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton as a research fellow in 1951 and joined the staff as a medical entomologist six years later.

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  5. Swiss man who found cause of Lyme disease diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... in New York, Burgdorfer found the microorganisms called spirochetes that would prove to be the cause of Lyme disease. His previous work on relapsing fever helped him recognize the cause of Lyme disease, said colleague and friend Dr. Tom Schwan. ...

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  6. Golf Courses Are Hotspots for TicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Live Science

    ... In a small study, Owens and his colleagues surveyed 29 golfers at a course in Orange County, New York, where Lyme disease (an infection carried by certain ticks) is native. Nearly three-quarters of the golfers said they had ever found a tick on ...

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  7. Rockies Today, November 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Missoula Independent Online

    ... within that industry. Great Falls Tribune; Nov. 20 Scientist who discovered cause of Lyme disease dies in Montana Willy Burgdorfer arrived at Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Montana in 1951, and during his 35-year ...

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  8. Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutinyRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    ... of Mt Vernon, Missouri, says he used to be able to buy a month's supply of doxycycline for $4 to treat his Lyme disease, which forced him to stop working as a pipe fitter. The medication now costs $167 per month, a 4,000 percent increase that he is ...

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  9. Deterring deer - six seasonal facts you should knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sonoma Valley Sun

    ... dangers of encountering them on the road, deer also carry parasites that can harm people. The ticks that carry Lyme disease live on deer, and proximity to deer can increase your exposure. a Fence them out? You probably can't build one high enough: ...

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  10. Reading Stone Butch Blues with a Highlighter: The Legacy of Leslie FeinbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... too. Feinberg, who died over the weekend from complications due to multiple tick-borne illnesses (one of them Lyme disease), was a trans activist and a prolific author , whose writing examined butch identity, and whose best-known work was arguably ...

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  11. In memoriam: Leslie Feinberg, 1949-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Now Toronto

    ... a 20th-anniversary edition of the book when zie succumbed to multiple tick-borne co-infections, including Lyme disease. Zie attributed her late diagnosis to active prejudice against her transgender identity that made access to health care difficult. ...

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  12. Noyac Hosts Last Tick Talk of the SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Sag Harbor Online

    ... presentation of the year, on November 12 at the monthly meeting of the Noyac Civic Council. "I saw my first Lyme disease patient in 1995," he said at the meeting. Although the disease is named after a town in Connecticut, a lot of progress and ...

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  13. EPA's next regulatory tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | NorCalBlogs

    ... emitting vast volumes of this plant-fertilizing gas. The rules will somehow reduce the spread of ticks and Lyme disease, and protect " our most vulnerable citizens ." It's hogwash. But Americans naturally worry about pollution harming children and ...

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  14. Evolva to Acquire AllylixRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Business Wire

    ... that nootkatone is a highly effective, rapid-acting natural agent against pests such as the ticks that transmit Lyme Disease. Valencene - an orange flavour and fragrance used in food and drinks, personal care and household products, as well as an ...

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  15. Shea Medical Fights Lyme Disease via New Biofilm TreatmentsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Freshnews

    Shea Medical is a boutique medical center specializing in the integrative treatment of Lyme disease and has been treating Lyme disease complex for years. For so long now, it has been perpetuated that the only treatment needed for Lyme disease is antibiotics, which is simply not true in our medical experience.

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  16. Transgender activist Leslie Feinberg dies at age 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | UPI

    Feinberg died of complications from a variety of tick-borne diseases, including Lyme disease, babeisiosis and protomyxzoa rheumatica after decades of illness, her spouse of 22 years, Minnie Bruce Pratt, wrote in her obituary in The Advocate . Feinberg, who was born in Kansas City, Mo., and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., where she founded the city's branch of the Workers World Party.

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  17. Trans activist, author Leslie Feinberg dies at 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Washington Blade

    Nationally acclaimed transgender activist and author Leslie Feinberg, whose 1993 novel "Stone Butch Blues" is considered a groundbreaking work on the issue of gender identity, died Nov. 15 at her home in Syracuse, N.Y. She was 65. She had been suffering from complications associated with Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections since the early 1970s before being diagnosed with the infections in 2008, according to her partner and spouse of 22 years, Minnie Bruce Pratt. A detailed biographical write-up on Feinberg's life and career, prepared by Pratt and first published by the Advocate, says Feinberg self-identified as an "anti-racist white, transgender, lesbian, female, revolutionary communist."

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  18. Transgender Activist Leslie Feinberg Dies at 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Forward

    Transgender activist Leslie Feinberg died November 15 at age 65, at her home in Syracuse, New York. According to the website Advocate.com, Feinberg died of "complications from multiple tick-borne co-infections, including Lyme disease, babeisiosis, and protomyxzoa rheumatica."

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  19. Loudoun board backs potential legislative bait-hunting studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Washington Post

    ... jurisdictions in Virginia, according to a report by AAA Mid-Atlantic. The county also has the highest rate of Lyme disease infection in Virginia, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Clarke said that several hunters had spoken to her about ...

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  20. Deer damage: Eight facts you should knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Bladen Journal

    ... dangers of encountering them on the road, deer also carry parasites that can harm people. The ticks that carry Lyme disease live on deer, and proximity to deer can increase your exposure to these ticks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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