Lyme Disease CDC Press Release

For Immediate Release​​​                                         ​​Contact: CDC Media Relations Monday, August 19, 2013​​​​                        ​​​           (404) 639-3286 CDC provides estimate of Americans diagnosed with Lyme disease each year Preliminary estimates […]

Diagnosis, the Beginning

Diagnosis What does this word mean anyway? It is very important to know this for many reasons. It is particularly relevant to me for two major reasons: autism and Lyme disease. Diagnosis is the identification of the nature and cause of anything.[1] If someone knows the nature of something, then one knows how to respond […]

Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS)

First reaction When I first heard of this malady a couple of days ago, I must admit, it appealed to my macabre sense of humor, especially when Wikipedia[1] described Americans afflicted with strokes  speaking with English accents after recovery, a Norwegian shrapnel victim in 1941 suddenly speaking with a German accent, and so on. It […]

Medical Ethics and Lyme Disease

Some of you may be aware of the controversy surrounding Lyme Disease. This is an important topic, in that it exposes the forces that control medical decision making and the consequences of commoditization of health care. Below is a very interesting speech by Dr. Kenneth Liegner of Armonk, NY, a leading Lyme Disease specialist. Full […]