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Lyme Disease (INACTIVE)

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Top Lyme Disease (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • Price of doxycycline soars thanks to shortage, demand

    Price of doxycycline soars thanks to shortage, demand
    A shortage of one medication is forcing local pharmacies to take a huge hit. Doxycycline is used to treat a number of illnesses, including Lyme disease. Pharmacists said there was a major shortage just a few months ago and that’s caused prices...
  • Lyme disease and Bartonella: More common than you think

    Dear Pharmacist: On Facebook, you said people catch Lyme disease from their pets, which tote ticks. That's how I got Lyme, and I have Bartonella, too. I found out because of you, and it explained my symptoms of joint pain, confusion, memory loss and...
  • Connecticut Beekeepers Worry About Pesticide Use

    Connecticut Beekeepers Worry About Pesticide Use
    As part of the ongoing battle against Lyme and other tickborne diseases, public health organizations are asking residents in 11 Fairfield County towns to participate in a study to see if wiping out the ticks on rodents will help rein in the illnesses in...
  • Pain relief for tendinitis, sprains and strains

    Pain relief for tendinitis, sprains and strains
    Dear Pharmacist: After years of hiking without many problems, I began experiencing pain near my ankle and heel. My doctor diagnosed Achilles tendinitis and prescribed medicine, which did reduce pain and swelling. Which natural remedies keep this at bay?...
  • Lyme disease, autism link cast into doubt

    Lyme disease, autism link cast into doubt
    Since 2008, when a group of physicians drew a hypothetical link between Lyme disease and autism, a growing number of patient activists have embraced the belief that the hallmark neuropsychiatric symptoms of autism may spring from the body's immune...
  • Don't risk TSA hassle for 'packing' catnip

    Q: We'll be traveling to the Miami area by plane to see relatives for Thanksgiving. My daughters are both cat crazy, so we bought some really potent catnip at a local cat show and would like to take it to them. We've been storing it in the freezer. What...
  • Vaccines are important to maintain your dog's health

    Q: My 6-year-old Maltese seems pretty healthy to me, but my veterinarian still insists that the dog get vaccines every year. A holistic vet told me that since dogs just stay home and walk around the block, in reality, vaccines aren't needed every year. He...
  • New guidelines address over-vaccination issue

    New guidelines address over-vaccination issue
    For decades, Dr. Ron Schultz has been preaching that we're over-vaccinating our pets. It seems traditional veterinary medicine has quietly but decidedly come to agree with him. The proof is in black and white -- the 2011 American Animal Hospital...
  • Pet health report shows lots of room for improvement

    "The health of America's pets is deteriorating; pets are getting sicker than they need to," says Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, medical director for Banfield the Pet Hospital. The "Banfield Pet Hospital State of Pet Health 2012 Report" offers the only...
  • ESU launches the sale of tick-testing kit, Lyme-Aid

     
    East Stroudsburg University launched Friday the sale of its Lyme-Aid, a tick testing kit that makes it easy for people to safely remove a tick from a pet or their bodies and send it to the ESU lab to be tested for lyme disease....
  • Interview: Thalia ready to get out in front of a crowd again

    Interview: Thalia ready to get out in front of a crowd again
    Thalia Sodi has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, performed in front of President Barack Obama at the White House and sang a duet with Tony Bennett on his 2012 album "Viva Duets," but to much of the English-speaking media, the 41-year-old...
  • Lehigh Valley Arthritis Walk helps kids like Taylor keep moving

     
    After nearly two years of unusual stiffness and pain, 12-year-old Taylor de Castro of Upper Saucon Township was diagnosed with oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), which causes pain and swelling and affects joints such as knees, ankles,...