Fall 2016

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Bringing “Lyme and Reason” to News Coverage of Tick-Borne Illness

Fox5NY Lyme Coverage Phenomena

By Dorothy Kupcha Leland

Dr. Richard Horowitz reports promising results with Dapsone treatment

Using a Leprosy Drug to Target Lyme Persisters

By Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA

Winding road to Lyme insurance coverage in Massachusetts

Massachusetts requires insurance companies to provide coverage for Lyme disease treatment.

By LymeTimes Editor

Can plant-based substances combat Lyme disease?

Research into the efficacy of phytochemicals and micronutritents against Borrelia.

By Dawn Lawson, RN

Can a New Type of Antibiotic Help Treat Lyme Disease?

Hopes raised that new drugs can be developed to target the SEDS proteins within the cell wall.

By Loni Marcum

My 31-Year Journey to a Babesiosis Diagnosis

Getting diagnosed is half the battle. It changed my life. I responded to treatment.

By Wendy Simpson

How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood

An Excerpt from “Bite Me: How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood, Made Me Crazy, and Almost Killed Me” By Ally Hilfiger

By Dorothy Kupcha Leland

Lyme Disease: A New Plague Met With Silence, Denial

This has happened before, and histories like this should not repeat.

By David Michael Connor submits comments on antibiotic stewardship rules

Proposed change to Medicare/Medicaid policies could harm Lyme patients.

By Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA

Lyme Legislative Updates

21st Century Cures Act becomes law, as well as Lyme bills in New York, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia

By Phyllis Mervine

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