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From 1793 to 1822 yellow fever was one of the most dreaded diseases in the port cities of the United States. Statistically, one can dismiss it as inconsequential in comparison to tuberculosis and smallpox....

Anyone sexually active is at a risk of contracting an STD. Taking precautions, educating yourself and learning when it’s time to separate myth from reality is a first step toward reducing that risk no...

“I fell down the deep, dark rabbit hole of chronic Lyme disease sometime during the summer of 2014. My headlong descent was not by choice. No awakening ever is. Without warning, I was forced into...

For four years now, I have been working hard — every day — to advocate for my son. I have helped him determine the cause of his illness, no thanks to the willful neglect and sheer ignorance of the...

I am often asked ‘WHY’? Why is it so difficult to get treated for Lyme disease? Why don’t we have proper testing? Why do doctors know so little about this illness? Why do we, as Canadians,...

One of the most annoying diseases in human beings is the flu. This is because the disease comes with some of the most irritating symptoms including a running nose, itchy nose, watery eyes, sneezing uncontrollably,...

What is outrage but a powerful, often overwhelming feeling of resentment and anger triggered by what we experience as an injury, an insult, or an injustice. Those of us in the chronic Lyme world are...

On May 9th, media in San Miguel de Tucumán reported that local health authorities had identified the country’s first cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infections not transmitted through sexual...

According to the Secretary of Health of Medellín, dengue fever cases in the city are more than five times higher compared to 2015. At least 4,690 cases of dengue fever have been identified in Colombia’s...

I posted an image on my Lyme Madness Facebook page last week that said … Lyme sufferers are victimized in at least FIVE different ways: 1.by the disease itself   2. by doctors who turn their backs...