Lyme Action Network News & Blog

Bitten by a Tick?

If you are bitten by a tick (that means the tick attaches to your skin), there are a few tips that will make things easier for you as you learn about what you need to do next. Take a picture of the tick in your skin. Do not squeeze, burn, put alcohol on or otherwise...

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Say Yes to the Test

Holly Ahern, MS, MT(ASCP), Vice President, Lyme Action Network; Scientific Advisor, Focus on Lyme Developing an accurate diagnostic test for Lyme disease remains a scientific challenge. Current serological tests show limited clinical accuracy, and the development of...

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Medical Stalemate

by Professor Holly Ahern Over the past few weeks, there has been discussion about an article that appeared in the Baltimore Sun, which reported on Lyme disease research. The study, one of several undertaken by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, focuses on...

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Lyme Action Network Founders Honored

A Note from Chris Fisk: Holly Ahern and I were surprised and honored to receive the 2018 Citizen of the Year Award from The Rotary Club of Glens Falls.  Pursuing a universe of better circumstances for the victims of tick-borne diseases isn't an easy task, but we've...

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Researchers Invite Patient Input

Citizen Science... Researchers want to hear from you!   Researchers from the Climate Cost Project are studying the financial toll Lyme and other tick-borne diseases have taken on their victims. In the absence of adequate governmental inquiry and investment in...

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