Lyme Disease Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Maine Lyme disease treatment bill imperiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The sponsor of a bill to encourage alternative treatments for Lyme disease - namely, months-long antibiotics regimens - said she'll try to kill the bill herself if an amendment under consideration to require informed consent paperwork is successful. "If the [Legislature's Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee] can't support the bill without informed consent, I'll ask them to just vote it ought not to pass," said Rep. Deb Sanderson, R-Chelsea, who is the primary sponsor of LD 422 .


  2. How worried should we be about ticks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Medical News Today

    ... singer Avril Lavigne found this out to her cost last year. Her 30th birthday was disrupted by the onset of Lyme disease , an illness that left her bedridden for 5 months. "I felt like I couldn't breathe, I couldn't talk and I couldn't move," she ...


  3. Serino Secures Funding to Combat Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Hudson Valley Press

    ... of this funding. I made a promise to my constituents that I would be relentless in the fight to eradicate Lyme Disease and dedicating $600,000 in this year's budget speaks directly to our commitment to that critical cause. I applaud my colleagues, ...


  4. Your best defense against ticks and mosquitoes: Natrapel, Ben's & a BuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 |

    ... blood-sucking vectors of disease. And are also a trending topic for YouTube music videos ! Deer ticks spread Lyme disease and have a life span of two years. They become active any time the temperature is above thirty-five degrees. They are our ...


  5. Ticks with deadly virus found in U.S. - How to protect yourselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | She Knows

    ... publications including The New York Times, Yahoo! News, PopEater, NBC New York and Spinner. Follow he... If Lyme disease wasn't scary enough, now comes word that ticks in Connecticut are testing positive for Powassan virus, an illness that has some ...


  6. Docs issue Lyme disease alertRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Lyme disease cases are on the rise, and Massachusetts residents should be on high alert as warmer temperatures and melting snowbanks unleash bacteria-spreading ticks, local doctors say. "We have a lot of Lyme disease, no question.


  7. Climate change may affect tick life cycles, Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    ... transmission among animals and ultimately humans of certain pathogens, including the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. Other colder regions of the country which have sufficient populations of blacklegged ticks may also experience a higher risk of ...


  8. Protect yourself from Powassan virus, Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WTNH

    Most people are already leery of deer ticks, which can carry Lyme disease, but a new virus is rearing its ugly head in Connecticut. Powassan virus was found in surrounding states, so scientists collecting ticks in Connecticut decided to test for it as well, and found it in tick populations in Bridgeport and North Branford.


  9. Westport forum set on tick-borne diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Westport News

    The gathering, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., is sponsored by the Westport/Weston Health District, the Lyme Disease Alliance , the Tick-borne Disease Alliance and the library. The free program will take place in the library's McManus Room.


  10. Beware Of Ticks: Powassan Virus Could Be More Dangerous Than The Lyme ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | International Business Times

    Health experts are struggling to combat the tick-borne illness caused by the Powassan virus which has recently invaded Connecticut. The sickness results from infection and is more dreadful that the other most common form of tick-borne illness, the Lyme disease.


  11. Tick-borne Powassan virus even worse than Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    And doctors told CBS-2 News if you get it, its symptoms are similar to Lyme disease but much more severe.


  12. Safety group offers Lyme disease adviceRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In 2014, Bolton had seven cases of reported cases of Lyme disease, according to the Human Services and Safety Committee. In 2010, the town had 22, according to reports from Nashoba Associated Boards of Health.


  13. Non-Treatable Virus Found In Ticks In Southern ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... up in Bridgeport and Branford, a researcher says. The Powassan virus has symptoms that are similar to those of Lyme disease , including headache, nausea and fever, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported. But once contracted, ...


  14. Mayday: Lyme advocacy group plans multi-day protest at Idsa HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 |

    ... topic in infectious disease circles. The recent announcement by the CDC that there are 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the US every year, rather than 30,000 (as previously thought), heightened awareness of the risks of tick exposure; however, ...


  15. Avril Lavigne says Lyme disease inspired her to write a Christmas albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | NME

    Avril Lavigne has opened up about her recent Lyme Disease diagnosis, stating that it has inspired her to work on projects that she previously would have been too scared to pursue. The singer recently revealed that she was diagnosed with Lyme Disease after being bitten by a tick last year.


  16. Lyme Patients to Stage Multiday Protest at IDSA HeadquartersRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    ... for a two-day protest at the headquarters of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). U.S. rates of Lyme disease have skyrocketed in recent years with the CDC announcing in 2013 that rather than 30,000 new cases annually there are likely ...


  17. World Lyme Day ™ Lyme Disease Ready Set Shoot Photo CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WebWire

    Lyme Lives Here is a grassroots social media campaign with a mission to raise Lyme Disease Awareness targeted at the Outdoors industry worldwide. is a Canadian based company that will be working hand in hand with the LymeDiseaseChallenge.Org and the Take a Bite out of Lyme Disease Campaign which raises funds for Ilads.Org Lyme Disease is one of the fastest-growing infectious diseases in the country.


  18. Protect Your Home From a Pest InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Realty Times

    ... and leaving later in the season. The increased population of ticks alone has led to a record-high amount of Lyme disease cases. As warmer temperatures spread across the globe, illnesses previously limited to warm-weather regions, like West Nile and ...


  19. Pest-Free PetsRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    ... Their bites may trigger allergic reactions, but even more dangerous are the diseases they can transmit, such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which can also be transmitted to humans. The best way to protect your pet and your family ...


  20. Avril Lavigne's illness highlights dangers of Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 |

    DECEMBER 04: Singer Avril Lavigne attends Q102's Jingle Ball 2013 presented by Bernie Robbins Jewelers, at Wells Fargo Center on December 4, 2013 in Philadelphia, PA. Avril Lavigne's revelation that she's recovering from Lyme disease will raise awareness of the disease and hopefully encourage others to take steps to protect themselves, says Ottawa Public Health.