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Lyme Disease: A Modern Tuskegee Experiment

In Lyme Disease on February 12, 2011 at 5:28 pm
Erythematous rash in the pattern of a “bull’s-...

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The Chicago Tribune recently ran an inflammatory article disparaging chronic Lyme Disease patients. You know, the poor saps who were out doing something healthy, like hiking, and were bitten by an infected tick. Insurance companies deny many of them treatment based on technicalities like notoriously inaccurate blood tests, living in the wrong county, failure to save the infected tick, or because guidelines incorrectly dictate that all cases of Lyme can be successfully treated with a few weeks of antibiotics.

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