Tick Born Illness

Under Our Skin: And Maybe Under Yours

UNDER OUR SKIN: AND MAYBE UNDER YOURS   (Purchase Under Our Skin and get the sequel, Emergence, free. December purchases, doubled!) CDC Is Not Enough Basic understanding of how tick born pathogens behave in the human host in advance of exposure could protect the quality of life you or your loved one's currently enjoy. Trusting … Continue reading Under Our Skin: And Maybe Under Yours

Long-Forgotten Research Unearths New Mystery About Lyme Disease

By Charles Piller Introduction On the top of a stack of documents in his garage was a mysterious note, penned boldly in red ink in the scientist’s unmistakable handwriting. “I wondered why somebody didn’t do something,” it said. “Then I realized that I am somebody.” _______________ Discovery sparks questions about factors that may make ailment … Continue reading Long-Forgotten Research Unearths New Mystery About Lyme Disease

Your Witness

May 27, 2016 I will be your witness. I will bear witness the way I was taught, the way I understand witness-bearing. As a perpetrator. Because I am a beneficiary of the system that steals from your body, and delivers to mine. I see my future. That soon I will be cannibalized, too. That doctors … Continue reading Your Witness

Right To Cure: Lyme Disease Patient Goes On Hunger Strike

Please sign and share the petition to raise awareness and stop the World Wide Epidemic of Lyme Disease and other Tick Born Pathogens. SEE ENGLISH TRANSLATION BELOW Grève de la faim Matthias Lacoste, père de deux enfants de 4 ans et 20 mois, a décidé d’arrêter de s’alimenter et stopper l’ensemble de ses traitements depuis … Continue reading Right To Cure: Lyme Disease Patient Goes On Hunger Strike

Scotts Valley Man With ALS And Lyme Disease Requests Research Support From Hillary Clinton

By Ryan Masters SCOTTS VALLEY Walk into John Pecoraro’s Scotts Valley home and the first thing you notice are the framed posters on the wall; dozens of original Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd and Rolling Stones concert posters dating back to the 1960s. “I’ve been pretty lucky,” Pecoraro said. “I’ve traveled the world and seen the … Continue reading Scotts Valley Man With ALS And Lyme Disease Requests Research Support From Hillary Clinton

Ticks That Carry Lyme Disease Now In 45% Of US Counties

Ticks that spread the deadly Lyme disease live in about half of all US counties, the Journal of Medical Entomology reports. The geographical reach of the bloodsucking arachnid parasites “has changed substantially” since the last study 18 years ago. “This study shows that the distribution of Lyme disease vectors has changed substantially over the last … Continue reading Ticks That Carry Lyme Disease Now In 45% Of US Counties

Researchers Find Increase In Lyme Disease Mirrors Drop In Red Fox Numbers

By Guy Lasnier More coyotes and fewer foxes means more tick-bearing small mammals A continued increase of Lyme disease in the United States, once linked to a recovering deer population, may instead be explained by a decline of the red fox, UC Santa Cruz researchers suggest in a new study. The team's findings, published in … Continue reading Researchers Find Increase In Lyme Disease Mirrors Drop In Red Fox Numbers

Boots On The Ground: Stand Up With Us

The US Senate: Calling for a Congressional investigation of the CDC, IDSA and ALDF Petition Update BOOTS ON THE GROUND Apr 27, 2015 — On May 1st, 2015, a protest will take place at the Infectious Diseases Society of America headquarters in Arlington, Virgina, headed by nonprofit The Mayday Project. Send a pair of shoes … Continue reading Boots On The Ground: Stand Up With Us

New Tick Born Virus Causes Man's Death

The CDC has discovered a new virus that may have contributed to a Kansas man's death, the agency announced Friday. Named the Bourbon virus after the county where the patient lived, the virus is likely spread by tick or insect bites, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. A 50-year-old man suffered multiple tick … Continue reading New Tick Born Virus Causes Man's Death

Urgent Phone Call: Demand Congressional Investigation of CDC, IDSA and ALDF

Urgent Action December 1st, 2nd, or 3rd! Help patients with Tick Born Illness, yourself and your families! Please place a call and signing the petition. Find a phone number below that isn't busy and leave the unified message below...... Representative Chris Gibson’s phone numbers: (voicemail is available in all locations 24x7) Washington DC office (202) … Continue reading Urgent Phone Call: Demand Congressional Investigation of CDC, IDSA and ALDF