Lyme Action Network News & Blog

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 research...

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2nd Annual Lyme Away 5K is Now a USATF Sanctioned Event!

The Lyme Action Network is delighted to announce that our 2nd Annual Lyme Away 5K has been sanctioned by the USA Track and Field Committee. WHEN: October 22, 2017 WHERE:  Cole's Woods in Glens Falls, NY. TIME: 10:00 am.  Registration opens at 8:30 am. SIGN UP: Online...

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TESTIMONY Holly Ahern, MS, MT(ASCP) Associate Professor of Microbiology, SUNY Adirondack New York State Senate Task Force on Lyme and Tick Borne Diseases and The Senate Standing Committee on Health August 29, 2017   Senator Hannon, Senator Serino, and members of the...

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How Did the Topic of Lyme Disease Get to Be So Contentious

It is true that there is a lot of controversy surrounding Lyme disease. Contract a tick-borne illness, particularly Lyme disease, and you may land in a cesspool of discord which could affect you profoundly.   How did a bacterial infection turn into one of the the most...

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Meaningful Lyme Legislation Passes Congress

  Lyme Action Network Celebrates Legislative Victory  The Lyme Action Network, a regional not-for-profit advocacy organization working on behalf of the victims of Lyme disease, celebrated the news that legislation on which they had been working for five years finally...

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1st Annual LYME AWAY 5K!

  First Annual Lyme Away 5K to Spotlight Lyme Disease   On October 23, 2016, the first annual Lyme Away 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Luther Forest Athletic Fields, 30 Rocket Way, Malta, NY, at 9:30 am.  Sponsored by the Spa City Running Club, the regional event...

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Things You Learn from Biologists

Dr. Linda Pezzolesi, Professor of Biology at Hudson Valley Community College, is a member of the Lyme Action Network's Advisory Board.  Linda is an expert on ticks, which is handy in our line of work.  Linda has informed us about this interesting tick fact: When ticks...

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