LymeTimes Summer 2016

Disability denials, tick testing, de-listing IDSA guidelines…and more

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News

In the Crucible of Chronic Lyme Disease

In the Crucible of Chronic Lyme Disease

A collection of reports spread out over the 25 years of the Lyme Wars

Science Serving Patients

Science Serving Patients

LDA conference presents balanced perspectives from cutting-edge researchers

Patient Care Lyme Disease

From Bench to Bedside

ILADS features breakthrough research to improve patient care

Pat Smith Appointed to Federal Panel

Pat Smith Appointed to Federal Panel

New DoD program sets Congressional priorities for Lyme research grants

Health & Science

Blacklegged Ticks Spread Across America

Blacklegged Ticks Spread Across America

CDC study finds ticks carrying TBD in nearly half of U.S. counties

Borrelia mayonii Discovered

Borrelia mayonii Discovered

Mayo Clinic identifies new Lyme-like disease

Lyme Disease Research Review

Lyme Disease Research Review

Addressing ILADS, Ray Stricker critiques the best (and worst) studies published in 2015

patient matters

Jesse Colin Young Lyme disease

Jesse Colin Young

Singer-songwriter music video reflects on his Lyme experience

A Hopeless Hypochondriac

A Hopeless Hypochondriac

A distinguished Air Force career ends in shame because doctors didn’t understand Lyme

yme Disease Patient Resources

Lyme Disease Patient Resources

Lyme and associated tick-borne diseases (TBD) present complicated challenges for patients.

advocacy

Advocates Accuse CDC of Bias and Favoritism

Advocates Accuse CDC of Bias and Favoritism

CDC promotes outdated IDSA guidelines while ignoring new ILADS guidelines

Virginia Senate Passes Doctor Protection Bill

Virginia Senate Passes Doctor Protection Bill

Doctors allowed to treat according to any of the NGC guidelines

NGC Delists IDSA Lyme Disease Guidelines

NGC Delists IDSA Lyme Disease Guidelines

The IDSA’s guidelines no longer meet IOM trustworthy standards

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