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Dec
2014
NY Governor Signs Lyme Bill Print E-mail

Governor Cuomo signed the Lyme doctor protection bill into law in NY. The legislature and Governor have agreed to some kind of amendment, however, and that amendment has not yet been made public...

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15
Dec
2014
LDA Responds to Slate's "Lyme Illiterate" Article Print E-mail

Writer Brian Palmer recently wrote a piece on Lyme disease for Slate which was full of inaccuracies and was opposed to the signing of the NY Lyme bill and also demeaned Lyme patient groups, patients, treating physicians...

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10
Dec
2014
Important Survey: Proposed Lyme Test Regs Print E-mail
Time Sensitive Survey: The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is poised to develop new regulations which may affect access to existing tests for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Please click on the link to complete a survey being done by
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09
Dec
2014
From 2013 LDA Conf. to 2014 Peer Review: Ticks in Upper Midwest Print E-mail

At the LDA's 14th annual Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases 2013 conference held in St. Paul Minnesota, Ellen Stromdahl, Entomologist, US Army Public Health Command Entomological Sciences Program at Aberdeen Proving Grounds...

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08
Dec
2014
LDA Memorializes Advocate with Education Grant Print E-mail

The Lyme Disease Association Board of Directors has set up an educational grant in honor of the late Dr. Lis Heininger, who was long time Chapter...

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24
Nov
2014
LDA $$ Work on Appalachian Trail Print E-mail

The LDA and the National Parks Service provided grants to Dr. Karl Ford, a natural resource scientist, for his journey on the Appalachian Trail, where he collected ticks by flagging and submitted them for laboratory analysis for tick and pathogen identification to the U.S. Army...

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23
Nov
2014
PA Governor Signs Lyme Bill Print E-mail

On Nov. 17, Governor Corbett held a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill #177, The Lyme and Related Tick-Borne Disease Surveillance, Education, Prevention Act. The bill includes the first tick...

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18
Nov
2014
Dr. Burgdorfer Identified Lyme Cause, Dies Print E-mail

Dr. Willy Burgdorfer, PhD, zoologist and microbiologist, Scientist Emeritus, NIH's Rocky Mountain Labs, Montana died November 17, 2014, according to an early report from LymeDisease.org. Dr. Burgdorfer determined that there were spirochetes in Ixodes ticks...

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24
Oct
2014
LDA President to Speak Nov. 12 in PA Print E-mail
LDA President Pat Smith will be presenting a talk, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: A National Overview & The Role of...
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07
Nov
2014
EPA Fall 2014 Newsletter Features LDA Print E-mail
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP), of which the Lyme Disease Association (LDA) is a long time member, features LDA in its Fall 2014 newsletter. PESP is designed...
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27
Oct
2014
Email Gov. Cuomo - Sign the Lyme Bill Print E-mail

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New York State Lyme Bill - S7854 / A7558b unanimously passed both houses in June and NEEDS Governor Andrew Cuomo's signature to become law.  New York Residents email him today and make sure Lyme disease treatment options remain available!

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10
Oct
2014
LDA Presents Lyme to Homeland Security Print E-mail

On Wednesday October 8, 2014, the Lyme Disease Association (LDA) presented a Powerpoint to the Department of Homeland Security employees in Roseland, New York. There were about 75 attendees. The presentation consisted of a...

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09
Oct
2014
LDA Research Funding Results Summary Print E-mail

The Lyme Disease Association (LDA) has been funding research nationwide over its 22+ year history, awarding 95 research grants to date Click here for list of grants.  To date, 35 journal publications have resulted from LDA funding/support Publications LDA-Funded research...

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