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Lyme Links ~ Essential Reading, Late May 2015

Lyme Links ~ Essential Reading, Late May 2015

There were so many not-to-be-missed articles this month that they ALL became easy to miss and easy to lose track of.  Which I have done, prior to finding the time to read or share most of them. This is due in large part to May being Lyme Disease Awareness month, and to the ongoing traction […]

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Yolanda Foster Bashing Doctor-Author Forgot To Research Lyme Disease (Part One)

Yolanda Foster Bashing Doctor-Author Forgot To Research Lyme Disease (Part One)

This is part one (focusing on the science) of a response to a recent article which questioned Real Housewives star Yolanda Foster’s Chronic Lyme Disease diagnosis and claimed that there is “no good evidence” that Chronic Lyme Disease exists. The author’s inflammatory title, “Real Housewife, Fake Disease” is fairly ironic, given that the doctor writes under a fake […]

Washington Proposed S.B. 5448 Would Allow Long Term Antibiotic Treatment For Lyme Disease

Washington Proposed S.B. 5448 Would Allow Long Term Antibiotic Treatment For Lyme Disease

Proposed legislation in Washington, S.B. 5448, was read during regular session on January 21, 2015, and referred to the Senate Health Care Committee, scheduled for hearing on February 2.  The bill would allow specified practioners to treat patients dianosed with Lyme Disease using long term antibiotics, “for a therapeutic purpose that eliminates infections or controls the […]

Email Massachusetts Senators (How and Why) Re H.D. 469 ~ Insurance Coverage for Lyme

Email Massachusetts Senators (How and Why) Re H.D. 469 ~ Insurance Coverage for Lyme

“There is currently a two-week window during which representatives can decide if they want to support the proposed bill known as: H.D. 469 An Act Relative to Lyme Disease Treatment Coverage, so we need to act quickly.”   The who, what and how of this issue was very well said and accounted for in a […]

Proposed Lyme Legislation H.R. 4701 (Gibson Bill) Links and Updates: Post-House, Pre-Senate

Proposed Lyme Legislation H.R. 4701 (Gibson Bill) Links and Updates: Post-House, Pre-Senate

Last week H.R. 4701 (The Tick-borne Disease Research Transparency and Accountability Act of 2014) passed the house.  The bill is also known as the Gibson Bill, after the bill’s author, New York Senator Chris Gibson. Per Lyme disease.org: H.R. 4701 forms an interagency working group consisting of federal agencies and non-federal partners, including experienced Lyme physicians […]