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“Lyme & Reason: Battles & Breakthroughs Against Lyme Disease” has been nominated as a finalist for the 2020 Sharecare Awards, in partnership with the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter, renowned for the Emmy Awards. This is a great opportunity for the Lyme community to raise awareness about Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
“Lyme & Reason: Battles & Breakthroughs Against Lyme Disease” features interviews with:
- LDA President, Pat Smith: Increase of Lyme in NJ; Lyme vaccine
- Investigative Journalist & Author, Mary Beth Pfeiffer: Climate Change: First Epidemic of Lyme Disease
- Shereef Elnahal, MD, MBA: Increase of Lyme in NJ
- Rep. Christopher H. Smith (NJ-4): House Bills, HR 665 and HR 5900
- President/CEO, Valnova, Thomas Lingelbach: Human Lyme vaccine development
- Director, Milford Molecular Diagnostics, Sin Hang Lee, MD: Early Detection Lyme Testing and the CDC
- Founder, LivLyme Foundation, Olivia Goodreau: Lyme patient and advocate funding Lyme treatment research, Inventor of TickTracker App.
The episode examines the progress being made in research, testing and medicine, along with coverage of Tick-borne Disease Working Group activities, legislation, patient issues and the effects of climate change.
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About: The Sharecare Awards serve as a vehicle to reward talented creators and inspire others to follow their example into the future, as well as provide heightened visibility to critical issues concerning health and wellness.
In addition to contending for the Health/Science: Program/Special award, “Lyme & Reason” is competing for the special Sharing Care Award. The winner of the Sharing Care Award will be announced live from the second annual Sharecare Awards gala on March 26th in Atlanta, hosted by cardiothoracic surgeon and Emmy Award-winning host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” Dr. Mehmet Oz. This celebratory event will present several other additional awards of distinction, including the Founder’s Award, Humanitarian Award (Individual), Humanitarian Award (Organization), and Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Sharecare Awards are operated through the Sharecare Foundation, a nonprofit entity that Sharecare established solely in support of this awards program.
Sharecare Awards was established in 2019 with the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter (NY NATAS), which fosters creativity and inspires artistic and technical excellence through the renowned Emmy® Award, the Sharecare Awards promote and reward excellence for the best productions and programming in health and well-being. Honorees in the inaugural Sharecare Awards included acclaimed actress, producer, author, social activist and philanthropist Marlo Thomas; renowned neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta; the American Red Cross; National Kidney Foundation; AARP; and American Heart Association, among others.
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