Lyme Action Network News & Blog

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 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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