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Lyme Disease May Be Sexually Transmitted, Study Suggests
International team of scientists finds evidence for sexual transmission.

The Confounding Debate Over Lyme Disease in the South
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Lyme Disease Prevention and Education by Nicholas Brown (Powerpoint Presentation)

Legislators Working to Tackle Lyme Disease

Below are some useful links concerning Lyme Disease. Simply click on the link to view that website.

CDC Guide on Prevention
EWG's Guide to Bug Repellents

• List of labs that can test ticks to see if they carry disease
Instructions on sending ticks to Dr. Kerry Clark at UNF for testing (residents of southeastern states only):
CDC Guide on tick removal

Lymedisease.org guidance on tick removal
Discussion of whether to treat after a known tick bite with no symptoms
• Lyme borreliosis: a review of data on transmission time after tick attachment
• Managing ticks in your yard
• Deer resistant plants in the South
Comparison of Lyme Disease Prevalence
Recipes for Repair: A Lyme Disease Cookbook
Why Can't I Get Better?: Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease
Healing Lyme: Natural Healing and Prevention of Lyme Borreliosis and Its Coinfections
Healing Lyme Disease Coinfections: Complementary and Holistic Treatments for Bartonella and Mycoplasma 
A Serious Disease With Potentially Serious Consequences
Lyme Borreliosis in Human Patients in Florida and Georgia, USA
Lyme disease 10 times more common than previously reported
The New Yorker - The Lyme Wars - July 1, 2013
Deconstructing Lyme Disease
Expanding the Lyme Disease Zone
The Truth about Lyme Disease
The Tick Doctor's Research Page (FB)
Tick Removal Tools - Ohio State - Bio Science
Rasing Awareness About Lyme Disease - WALB News, Albany, Georgia
Wikiopedia - Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease Association
Florida Times Union Lyme Article 11-09-11
The Landford Foundation- Lifelyme Inc.
National Capital Lyme Disease Association
Michigan Lyme Disease Association
The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society
One Health Initiative
California Lyme Disease Association
Under Our Skin
Lyme Disease Educational Resouces - Bryan Rosner
Rife History Website - Dr. Royal Rife video
Central Florida Research Inc.
MyMedLab
Igenex Inc.
Discerning The Symptoms of Four Major Infections (scroll halfway down page)
The Dr Oz Show - Avoid This Bite: Lyme Disease - Video
7 Lyme Facts That Could Have Saved Me!!! - Video
Lyme Bytes - Resource by Connie Strasheim, Health Care Journalist
CDC: Tick Borne Parasite Threatening U.S. Blood Supply
Joy Burdge Testimony Pa. Hearing HB 272  8-30-2011
Lyme Monograph by Joseph Burrascano: Advanced Topics in Lyme Disease 16th edition October 2008

Video:
Under Our Skin - $40 on the internet or available for $5 rental or $35 purchase from:
Mandarin Wellness Center 
9283 San Jose Blvd, Bldg 200, Ste 1, Jacksonville, Florida 32257
Phone: 268-5826

Books:

• Cure Unknown by Pam Weintraub
• The Top 10 Lyme Disease Treatments by Bryan Rosner
• The Lyme Diet – Nutritional Strategies for Healing from Lyme Disease by Dr. Nicola McFadzean
• Insights into Lyme Disease Treatment by Connie Strasheim

Lyme Support Group Jacksonville, Florida
Lyme Support Group Jacksonville, Florida
Mandarin Methodist Church
3rd Thursday of each month - 7:00pm
11270 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL
Contact Wendy Knox at 904-866-5515 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lyme Support Groups Gainesville and Ocala, Florida

1-Cympathy Coffee Shop, every second Friday of the month at 10:00am in Greenery Square on the corner of 8th Avenue and Newberry Road. Contact Ann Moore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

2-Ocala Library, every 4th Saturday of the month from 11:00 am to 2:00pm. Contact Elizabeth Eagerton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Financial Assistance Programs for Lyme Patients:
Lyme-Tap – Lyme Disease Testing
Lyme-TAP is a patient assistance program helping patients with financial hardship pay for diagnostic Lyme testing who would otherwise be unable to afford testing.
http://www.lymetap.com/
 
 
Demystifying Needy Meds Card (when it can help with or without insurance):
http://blog.needymeds.org/2013/06/19/demystifying-the-needymeds-drug-discount-card/#.UcddupVECbA

Financial Assistance Information from National Institutes of Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/financialassistance.html
 
Lyme Aid 4 Kids (Patients Under Age 21)
 
 
Lyme Light Foundation (Financial Assistance for Lyme Treatment for Patients ages 3-25)
http://www.lymelightfoundation.org/grants/
 
 
What is Lyme Resources
http://whatislyme.com/assistance/
 
 
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
 
Prescription Hope
 
Rx Assist
 
AAA Members Prescription Savings
 
Transportation Assistance and Free Air Fare
 
Payment to Caregivers
 
Free Drug Card (Rx Financial Assistance) 
 
Modest Needs
 
Lyme Disease Fundraisers
 
Saving Money on Lab Testing
 
Government Benefits by State:
 
Feeding America (Nationwide Food Bank Locator)
 
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (Services Available to Older and Disabled Americans)
 
Suggestions for Getting By on a Limited Budget
 
Infusing for Lymies (Free Online Book with Suggestions on Saving Money with IV Treatment)
 
Filing for Disability When You Have Lyme Disease
 
Lesko.com (Wide Variety of Free and Reduced-cost Health Services)
 
How to Find a Lyme Literate Medical Doctor (LLMD)
To find a LLMD, doctor referrals are available through Lyme Disease support groups, as well as:
 

www.lymenet.org