The LDA was invited by the Dutchess County (NY) Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Task Force to brief the Task Force and the invited Congressional offices on Lyme disease in New York and issues at the federal level. Pictured are NY State Assemblyman Joel Miller; Pat Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association, Inc.; Benedict B. McCaffree, PhD, […]
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The reported numbers in this chart, which come from the NJ Department of Health, show a per county breakdown of Lyme disease cases in New Jersey by numbers of cases and rates of incidence from 2000-2006. The CDC has indicated that only 10% of cases that meet its surveillance definition are actually reported, thus true […]
Hosted in the “Tuscarora Room”, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. Ticket purchase information and event ‘details’ at: www.stylebyheatherrose.com A year in the making, this will be a professional runway show featuring Heather’s original designs, three of which will be auctioned at a later date towards a grant funded LD research project through the national Lyme Disease […]
Gear Up fpr Lyme Race Coordinator Andy Holzman and Dr. Stephanie Woolwich-Holzman (a race organizer and Lyme Disease Support Group of Southwestern Vermont co-leader) relax after the 7th Annual bike climb at Mt. Equinox in Manchester, Vermont. The race has grown to become part of the Northeast Bike Up the Mountain for Points circuit. Gear […]
Pat Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association was featured in a segment about Lyme disease including symptoms of Lyme disease and how to protect against it. Outdoorsmen are at high risk for the disease, and particularly need to understand how to properly remove an attached tick and to be sure to perform tick checks. Ms. Smith […]
Come have dinner at Carmine’s and see the new musical MEMPHIS with the Columbia Lyme Center on Thursday, November 19 in NYC. It’s a hot show, lots of "bring it home and sing it" music, fabulous male and female leads. Limited seating. Tickets are $375 per person ($185 tax deductible) for dinner and prime orchestra […]
LDA’s 10th annual scientific conference Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: Thirty-Four Years, From Lyme, Connecticut Across the Nation To include the first Edwin Masters, MD Memorial Lecture Gaylord National, National Harbor, Maryland 7:30am-6:45pm, followed by networking reception. Details and registration soon.
Announcing the introduction of HR-1179: Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Prevention, Education & Research Act of 2009
Introduced by: US Representative Christopher Smith of New Jersey [for himself, Mr. Tim Holden (PA), Mr. Bart Stupak (MI), Mr. Frank Wolfe (VA)]. LDA, TFL, CALDA hire DC lobbing firm to assist patients’ efforts. See complete bill text HR 1179.
The Lyme Disease Association (LDA), Time for Lyme (TFL), and the California Lyme Disease Association (CALDA) are pleased to announce that on July 30, 2009, the Senate Appropriations Committee reported out language on Lyme disease contained in the Fiscal Year 2010 Labor, Health & Human Services, Education Appropriations bill. Senators Chris Dodd (CT) and Tom […]