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Jailed for Lyme Disease. Really? Really.

Erin Zahradka | Posted 12.02.2014 | Denver
Erin Zahradka

Disease is unfair, and it strikes us without warning or discretion. Yet there is one thing we have come to expect from living in the United States -- that the medical and legal systems are here to support us all.

The Truth About Treating Lyme Disease

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer There's a silent epidemic creeping around us, and mainstream medicine has o...

A Tick Bite, an Illness and Questionable Diagnostic Tests

Beth Daley | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Daley

There are thousands of truly sick people who are convinced that they have a chronic form of Lyme. But many of them receive a diagnosis based on unvalidated tests that have never fully been proven to show they correctly identify the disease.

Kathleen Hanna On Lyme Disease: 'Two Years Ago I Thought I Was Dying'

Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living

Kathleen Hanna, the original riot grrrl and current lead singer of the Julie Ruin, started experiencing seizures a couple of years ago and, according ...

My Time With Lyme... So Far

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Davis Smith

What I do know with certainty is how little is known about Lyme. Tests are inadequate. Treatments are not well-defined. I've had four Lyme tests (so far). Two have come back positive and two have come back negative.

How Dogs Can Give You Lyme Disease

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

I am a big dog lover, and our family has always had a dog. But dogs carry ticks, including deer ticks that carry Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) and other tick-borne diseases.

Fighting Back Against Lyme Disease

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Antibiotics are the standard therapy for Lyme disease. Like other drugs, the way they are taken can strongly influence the outcome of treatment.

8 Celebrities Touched By Lyme Disease

Posted 04.23.2012 | Healthy Living

Not only has this year's unseasonably warm winter left us with worse allergies and predictions of a buggier spring, experts warn it also may be settin...

Lyme Disease: Is The Perfect Storm Heading Our Way?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Two conditions are creating what may become the perfect storm for transmission of Lyme disease this spring.

Summertime Hazard: How To Know If You Have Lyme Disease

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

The only known transporter of Lyme bacteria -- the deer tick -- goes through the most infectious stage of its life cycle in the summer.