Tick season is in full swing, and with it comes Lyme disease. Here's what you should know about the condition and how it spreads, according to Dr. John Aucott of Johns Hopkins University.
By Teresa Carey
It’s the season for tick bites. Each year, at least 300,000 people contract Lyme disease and about 10 to 15 percent report stubborn, long-lasting symptoms like achy joints, fatigue and memory lapses despite treatment. What are the mysteries of Lyme,…
By PBS NewsHour
Good science aims to discern patterns that are less obvious, and one fascinating idea about Lyme disease is poised to be put to the test.
By Caleb Hellerman
Ticks are by far the biggest disease vector in the U.S., and Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in the northern hemisphere, causing neurological problems and even permanent cognitive and sensory impairment if not treated. Science correspondent Miles…
By Miles O'Brien
Roughly $492 million is spent on more than 3.4 million Lyme tests in the U.S. each year. But according to the New England Center of Investigative Reporting in a report released Tuesday, that number doesn’t include the thousands of…
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