Lyme Disease

U.S. Bug-Bite Illness Rates Triple

The number of illnesses caused by mosquito, tick, and flea bites in the United States rose from 27,388 cases in 2004 to more than 96,075 cases in 2016, according to the latest Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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What a Tick Expert Wants You to Know

We spoke with an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about Lyme disease, other tickborne illnesses, and tick bites. Here’s how to stay safe.

By Lauren Arcuri

How to Help Your Doctor Help You

If you have vague symptoms that don’t seem to point to anything in particular, how can you get around to feeling better? Here’s what worked for me.

By Lauren Arcuri

What You Need to Know: Lyme Disease

Helpful information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.

By Eileen Bailey

Lyme Disease and ADHD

Some research has shown a connection between chronic Lyme disease and ADHD. But the connection isn’t clear and chronic Lyme disease (CLD) is mired in controversy with doctors and other medical professionals disagreeing on the existence of CLD. Accord...

By Eileen Bailey

What’s New in Lyme Disease Research

It is estimated that nearly one-quarter of all Lyme cases are initially misdiagnosed. Research from the University of Pennsylvania seems to have found a means to expedite the diagnosis process through the use of nanotechnology, injecting nanotubes lo...

By Chris Regal