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Feb
2015
Lyme Seminar & Health Fair 5/12 in CT Print E-mail

"Lyme Disease: Why Can't We Get Better? From Symptoms to Solutions" is the theme of this year's Tuesday, May 12 Ridgefield Lyme Connection conference and health fair. Free and open to the public, the event includes an afternoon integrative medicine workshop from 1 to 4 pm

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13
Feb
2015
LA4K Benefit by DE 87ers Basketball 2/17 Print E-mail

NEWARK, DELAWARE-The Delaware 87ers today announced LymeAid 4 Kids night, presented by the University of Delaware Coll. of Health Sciences, on Tues., Feb.17 at the Bob Carpenter Center. The national non-profit Lyme Disease Association's LymeAid 4 Kids fund raises monies for families

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07
Feb
2015
Rep.Gibson Introduces Lyme Bill in House Print E-mail
WASHINGTON, DC 2/5/15: Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19) has re-introduced legislation that prioritizes federal research on Lyme and related diseases, which are on the rise in Upstate New York and across the country. The Tick-Borne Disease  Press Release   Bill Text
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05
Feb
2015
Rep. Smith Introduces Lyme Bill in House Print E-mail

WASHINGTON, DC 2/4/15: Continuing the fight to better assist patients and families impacted by Lyme disease, Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) announced the re-introduction of his bipartisan bill to establish a federal Tick-Borne Diseases Advisory Committee  Press Release  Bill Info

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04
Feb
2015
Lyme Protection Amdt. May Hurt NY Docs Print E-mail

In Dec 2014, Gov. Cuomo signed the Lyme disease doctor protection bill into law, and he indicated that he only signed on the condition an amendment would be passed in the New Year. At that time, the amendment was not made public, but some groups were told it would be just a "technical" amendment.

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24
Jan
2015
CT Lyme Seeks Bill Support - Update Print E-mail

Committee on Children Co-Chair State Senator Dante Bartolomeo is ready to fight for Bill #207. 1) If you've already sent a letter, resend it to Governor Malloy. 2) If you haven't sent a letter, please do so now and send it directly to the Governor with...

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19
Jan
2015
Attention Lyme Groups: Take Action Now! Print E-mail

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The Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA) has formulated a response to FDA to be included in its comment period on its testing Guidance which will affect specialty lab Lyme tests.

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24
Jan
2015
Mixed Strains Improve Lyme WB Sensitivity Print E-mail

With the deadline looming for FDA to make a decision on its testing guidance, which would bring Laboratory Developed Tests from specialty labs including those for Lyme and other tick-borne...

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23
Jan
2015
New Virus Discovered in FL Lone Star Ticks Print E-mail

In a study that appeared in the journal PLOS ONE in December 2014, University of Florida researchers reported the discovery that Amblyomma americanum ticks (lone stars) harbor a virus never before found in...

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13
Jan
2015
FDA Moves to Regulate All Lyme Tests Print E-mail

FDA is moving forward in the process of finalizing its new Laboratory Developed Test (LDT) Guidance proposal. The proposal would move LDTs from under the jurisdiction of Clinical Laboratory...

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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 LymeDisease.org, an affiliate of LDA.
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22
Dec
2014
Sexual Transmission of Lyme: Possible? Print E-mail

The new study by Middelveen, Mayne, Stricker, Sapi, et al, certainly further scientifically advances the idea that it is possible Lyme disease could be...

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18
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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