2012 EXPECTED TO BE WORST LYME DISEASE YEAR EVER

Time for Lyme shares this recent article from the New York Times from December 2, 2011 in which Richard S. Ostfeld, a disease ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, N.Y. predicts that 2012 could be the worst year for Lyme disease risk ever.
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TWO TICK-BORNE DISEASES BILLS WORTHY OF OUR SUPPORT

Two Tick-Borne Diseases bills, both supported by Time for Lyme, have recently been introduced in the US Congress. US Representative Christopher Smith of New Jersey’s bill providing for the establishment of the Tick-Borne Diseases Advisory Committee and Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut’s bill S. 1381: Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act of 2011.
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DONORS HEAR EXCITING NEWS FROM TFL-SUPPORTED RESEARCHERS

On November 1st an invited gathering of Time for Lyme donors heard encouraging updates from three TFL research grantees at a private event in Greenwich, CT. The advances presented served to underscore the essential role played by private funding in supporting early-stage research into the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease in its acute and chronic forms.
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ONCE RARE, INFECTION BY TICK BITES SPREADS

On June 20, 2011, New York Times writer Laurie Tarkan wrote a serious piece about the spread of babesiosis titled “Once Rare, Infection by Tick Bites Spreads. The article talks about the rise in babesiosis in the Lower Hudson Valley and the particular challenges of the disease because, as with Lyme disease, there is no good diagnostic test for it. More frightening is that babesiosis can be fatal.

We share a link to the article here for you in the event that you missed it.

TOP 10 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TICKS

Here’s a really helpful primer from the University of Rhode Island for your friends and family from the who likely know less about Lyme than you do, or who have not (thankfully) been affected by Lyme. It’s a great piece to pass along to folks like this who need to know.
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3RD ANNUAL FALL BOUTIQUE BENEFITS TIME FOR LYME

More than 25 vendors, early holiday shopping raises money to fund critically important Lyme disease research.

The third annual Time for Lyme Fall Boutique and Appraisal Day was a huge success for everyone: shoppers, vendors and Time for Lyme. The event was held on October 25th at the Christ Church Parish Hall in Greenwich. Shoppers purchased holiday gift items from carefully screened vendors while supporting Time for Lyme (TFL). A portion of all proceeds was donated to the organization. More than 350 shoppers attended, over 50 items were appraised and over $10,000 was raised to fund research for Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment.
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PENNSYLVANIA BRIEFING, NOVEMBER 4TH, 2011

On November 4th, Time for Lyme held a free educational seminar at Bucknell University, for students, staff and area residents. The briefing was attended by over 100 people who heard from a distinguished panel including front-line researchers, a primary care practitioner, the Monroe County Director of Vector Control, and a Bucknell student who has been impacted by Lyme disease.
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YEAR-END APPEAL - TIME TO DONATE;
We Need Your Help Today To Keep Helping Others

Time for Lyme Funds Fact-Based, Scientific Research In The Fight Against Lyme and other Tick-borne Diseases. Your Assistance Today Is Essential To Our Search for Hope & Relief.

We are vitally close to unlocking the mysteries behind this disease, but can only move forward with your support. Your tax-deductible donation will bring us closer to finding accurate diagnosis, effective treatments, and normalcy to the many people affected by Lyme disease.

Please consider making your tax-deductible donation this holiday season online at https://timeforlyme.ejoinme.org

RUN TO RAISE MONEY FOR LYME RESEARCH

Calling all Marathoners and Triathletes. Time for Lyme will be building a Marathon fundraising program whereby runners already entered in Marathon or other races can raise funds for Time for Lyme and receive training and motivational support from our house coach and from their fellow entrants. Please contact us for more details.

 

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