14 June 2016

Smith at podiumAsbury Park Press recently featured an article by Jerry Carino: Rep. Chris Smith on Lyme 'culture of denial,' a Q&A with the congressman, who has crusaded for Lyme disease research and formal recognition of chronic Lyme. The article highlights the congressman's Lyme legislation victories and new initiatives. Although Smith is encouraged by "the beginning of a sea change in the attitudes of the federal officials who are responsible for coordinating the Lyme disease initiative

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14 June 2016

The Massachusetts Medical Society has shifted from a neutral stance on the pending patient supported Lyme legislation which would require insurers to cover longer-term Lyme treatment to one of opposing the bill. The House passed version is supported by Lyme groups, including the LDA, which supplied testimony is support of the precursor to these current bills Click Here LDA Testimony.

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05 June 2016

2016 Ison tickAbout 90 people attended the First Rocky Mountain Forum on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases in Colorado. Experts on aspects of the diseases spoke about the spread of tick-borne diseases across the US and the world; the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme; the fact that Borrelia burgderferi is present in a tick

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10 April 2016

2016 Midcoast Conf adThe Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education Conference (MLDSE) 2016, April 30, supported with an educational grant from the LDA, features speakers Dr. Daniel Cameron, Immediate Past President of ILADS; Pat Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association; Dr. Sheila Statlender, clinical psychologist; Dorothy Leland, Lymedisease.org; Bob Giguere, Igenex; and a panel of Naturopathic Doctors (MAND). The program will be held in the Wiscasset Community Center and is free and open to the public, and lunch can be purchased onsite. See flyer for details.

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09 March 2016

2016 LymeConnection 10thAnnual PosterLyme Connection will be presenting the 10th annual patient-focused Lyme disease seminar and health fair on May 19, 2016, at Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT. Lyme expert and author, Kenneth B. Liegner, MD will be the keynote speaker of the evening program, and Charles Ray Jones, MD will be receiving the Courage in Patient Care Award.

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