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  1. Lyme disease totals high in northern New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | WWLP

    ... in line with recent years, which included a record high in 2013. More people are encountering ticks that carry Lyme disease in part because of shorter, warmer winters that allow the ticks to thrive, said Erica Berl, an infectious disease ...

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  2. Senator LaValle Announces New Law To Help Address Lyme Disease In New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | LongIsland.com

    December 20, 2014 - Senator Ken LaValle, Co-Chair of the Majority Coalition's Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases, announced the signing of a new law that will help doctors better treat patients with symptoms of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Senator LaValle said, "It's critically important that we take all actions necessary to fight the devastating diseases spread by ticks, and increase the ability of doctors to treat patients suffering from chronic Lyme Disease.

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  3. Officials: 2014 Likely A Record Year For Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... officials say the Granite State's numbers are in line with recent years, which included a record-high in 2013. Lyme disease symptoms include headache, fever and joint pain. The disease can cause muscle weakness, numbness and heart problems if it ...

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  4. NY law limits probes of unconventional medicineRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Washington Times

    New York law has been changed to prohibit state investigations of doctors for unconventional treatments of diseases, specifically including Lyme disease. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure this week, saying it was conditioned on legislators agreeing to additional legislation to ensure the Office of Professional Medical Conduct can investigate certain complaints that put patients at risk.

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  5. Lyme bill signed into lawRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Empire State News

    HUDSON Assemblywoman Didi Barrett's bill to improve the care of those suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne diseases has been signed into law. The measure will allow physicians to prescribe long-term antibiotic therapy to patients with symptoms of chronic Lyme disease without fear of being censured.

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  6. New state Lyme law draws praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    An Orange County town supervisor, who himself battled Lyme disease and pushed the state to adopt legislation that would give physicians more freedom to extend drug treatments to fight Lyme, is celebrating the enactment of the legislation.

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  7. Expanded Study Confirms that Lyme Disease May Be Sexually TransmittedRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    An expanded study confirms that Lyme disease may be sexually transmitted. The study was published in the open access journal F1000Research .

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  8. Cuomo signs Lyme billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTEN-TV Albany

    A bill to improve the care of those suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses has been signed into law. The new law will allow physicians to prescribe long-term antibiotic therapy to patients with symptoms of chronic Lyme disease without fear of being censured.

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  9. Thinking Critically - Ticked off by flawed Lyme disease billRead the original story

    Thursday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Elizabeth May, federal Green Party leader and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands in B.C., wants Canada to do a lot better at preventing, diagnosing, treating and providing ongoing support for victims of Lyme disease. While May's private member's bill received all-party support and easily passed the House of Commons and the Senate, it has raised the ire of infectious disease experts.

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  10. Ian Barnes 80 year old runner:Picture Keith TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Northern Echo

    ... of health and safety considerations. It's a bit frosty, a bit icy. The run website even has a warning about Lyme disease, which apparently can be carried from deer by infected ticks. Its glories else, South Park is not noted for its deer. There's an ...

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  11. New virus discovered after death of Kansas manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC Action News

    ... Hospital think this discovery may help others. It's estimated 300,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year. It's an illness spread by ticks. This summer a patient came into the University of Kansas hospital with symptoms ...

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  12. Fiction: A Hit DeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Seven Days

    ... behind her sturdy wire frames. Frantically, Kurt inventoried his knowledge of deer, which included Bambi and Lyme disease. He had no idea if veterinarians worked on wild animals, and couldn't pay for it if they did, with outrageous child support, ...

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  13. Bill's passage welcome newsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The News

    ... politicians could recognize more causes as being common. In a piece of positive news, a federal bill to address Lyme disease has now passed third reading in the Senate and, to become official, awaits only Royal assent by the Governor General. A rare ...

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  14. Envita Publishes Important Chronic Lyme Disease Treatment StudyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Market Wire

    A revealing new study on chronic Lyme disease treatment and the inherent complexities was just published by Dr. Dino Prato and colleagues from Envita Medical Center and featured in the Open Journal Of Medical Microbiology. The study is titled, "Borrelia burgdorferi: Cell Biology and Clinical Manifestations in Latent Chronic Lyme," and it offers an extensive overview of 157 published papers that provide crucial insight into a better understanding and the proper diagnosis/treatment of chronic Lyme disease.

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  15. Lyme Disease Therapeutics Clinical Trial Review H2 2014 Report at RnRMarketReserach.comRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Freshnews

    The clinical trial report "Lyme Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 provides data on the Lyme Disease clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Lyme Disease.

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  16. Conservation Field Day winners namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Hamilton County News

    ... se we are all going in the woods and ticks could get on you. In addition, will prevent more people from getting Lyme disease.

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  17. NY Governor Must Decide Today On Shielding Doctors Who Use Unproven Lyme Disease TreatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Forbes.com

    ... being supported by advocacy groups who are thoroughly convinced that these treatments work. What is this about? Lyme disease. A cadre of doctors has emerged in recent years who specialize in treating something they call Chronic Lyme Disease. They ...

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  18. Rescue dogs used to sniff out missing people rewarded with free...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... hosts. They can live on sheep and deer, and thrive in the dense vegetation that the search dogs often work in. Lyme disease is caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi which can be passed onto humans or dogs following a bite from an infected ...

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  19. Assisi Animal Health Provides Insight into Treating Lyme Disease in DogsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Sys-Con Media

    A common condition in humans, dogs and cats, the condition affects victims after a bite from the Borrelia burgdorferi species of tick. While many pet owners are quick to look up aspirin for dogs to address the symptoms of Lyme disease, Assisi Animal Health recommends seeing a veterinarian at the first sign of medical problems.

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  20. Final approval for Lyme disease billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Northern Life

    The Senate has passed a private member's bill on Lyme disease, the first Green party bill to ever pass both houses of Parliament. The legislation sponsored by Green party Leader Elizabeth May won Commons approval last June and now only needs royal assent to become law.

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