31 July 2016

2016 PatSmithPresentation VT Rotary GUFLSmThe 12th annual Manchester Rotary bike climb up Mt. Equinox was a success, just missing a tremendous downpour which ended by startup time. After the grueling climb, 70 bikers plus families and Rotary members listened to LDA President Pat Smith's brief discussion of Lyme in Vermont and some of the latest research and treatment guidelines. Later that afternoon in the Manchester Center Library, more than 50 people attended a two hour talk on The State of Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases

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09 September 2016

doubletree stpaul smThe Lyme Disease Association, Inc. with joint provider Columbia University, is holding its 17th annual scientific CME* conference, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: New Strategies to Tackle an Expanding Epidemic. Brian Fallon, MD, Columbia University is Conference Director. It will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown, 411 Minnesota Street, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55101, USA on Saturday October 15 and Sunday October 16, 2016.

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30 July 2016

Patient Victory in MA! Three minutes before midnight on July 31 in a 37-1 vote, the MA Senate voted to override the Governor's veto of the Lyme bill which contained the language supported by patients. This vote followed closely the override vote in the House on July 30 with a vote of 153-3. The LDA congartulates MA on its great victory and thanks all involved, especially the MA Legislative Task Force which led the override effort, and all those who called or wrote to demand relief for patients. Thank you, MA legislature, for listening. Click here for MA Legislative Task Force Press Release

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28 July 2016

Governor Vetoes Patient Lyme Language--Governor Baker has vetoed the H4491. He has also filed an alternate bill which is unacceptable. The legislature is preparing to override his veto, but MA residents ONLY must continue to urge them to do so in the largest numbers possible. The message is simple and direct: please OVERRIDE Governor Baker's veto of H4491, the Lyme treatment coverage bill.

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21 July 2016

On May 7, 2016, the Lyme Disease Association sponsored the First Rocky Mountain Lyme Forum in Golden, Colorado. LDA partnered with Biting Back, a newly-forming group in Colorado led by Monica White, who is interested in promoting awareness of Lyme and tick-borne disease in the region. Together, we brought in speakers on a variety of topics and presented a factual program on ticks in the region and across the country and the diseases they carry.

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