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Mar 21, 2013

Va. to Docs to Tell Patients About Lyme False Negatives

Va. to Docs to Tell Patients About Lyme False Negatives

Virginia will soon become the first state in the nation to require doctors who run lab tests for Lyme disease to inform their patients about so-called false negatives.

Sep 6, 2012

Push for Spraying for Ticks in Loudoun County

Push for Spraying for Ticks in Loudoun County

A commission in Loudoun County is pushing for aerial spraying of insecticides over local parks to reduce the spread of Lyme disease.

Jun 29, 2009

The Tick and Its Mystery Disease

The Tick and Its Mystery Disease

Lyme Disease is caused when an infected tick jumps onto the skin from grass, leaves or pets, but what are doctors doing about it?

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