Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it’s the most commonly reported vector-borne …
Santa Cruz Sentinel
For Kaitlin Childs, Lyme disease is something that has both hindered her as well as given her hope. Childs has been sick for nearly a decade and she is ready to share her story and provide more awareness for the disease. Lyme disease is a bacterial …
The Patriot Ledger
They are covered with thousands of ticks. Although mice carry the disease, the deer are where the multiplication of the ticks happens. The problem of Lyme disease can best be addressed by bringing the deer population down to under eight per square mile.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, there are more than 300,000 cases of Lyme disease in the U.S. each year. Last year, most Lyme disease cases reported to the CDC were concentrated heavily in the Northeast and upper Midwest, with 96 …
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Upcoming September Events
NYT CandleLight Vigil
“Hopes for Tick Borne Illnesses” 4th Annual Lyme411 Conference
Mt. Valley Lyme Conference, Maine 9/6
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Lyme Disease Awareness Walk
By Lyme Support Network
Jewel Tea Pavilion Citizens Park
511 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 201410:00 AM — 2:00 PM
Rest in Peace
PATRICIA M. JONES PASSES 1949-2014
Loving wife and mother Patricia Jones died September 24 of complications of Lyme disease, which led to a fall at her home, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Patricia was born in Cedar Rapids on December 10, 1949. She graduated from Iowa State University and Kansas State University with a master’s degree in counseling.