Come and join with CanLyme in the screening of “The Quiet Epidemic”
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Come and join with CanLyme in the screening of “The Quiet Epidemic”

May 18th, 2023 May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and CanLyme is hosting an on-demand screening of the critically acclaimed documentary, The Quiet Epidemic during the week of May 19th. For the past two decades, CanLyme has been listening to the voices of people who have encountered ongoing roadblocks while trying to access adequate healthcare for Lyme…

Follow us on Instagram at @CanLyme_Canada

Follow us on Instagram at @CanLyme_Canada

If you’re looking to follow a great Instagram channel on Lyme disease, be sure to follow us, @canlyme_canada, for informative and supportive content. Together let’s raise awareness and support those affected by Lyme disease! Thank you for your support. #LymeDiseaseAwareness #support #health #wellness We have 350 followers (for now!) and we post about stuff going on for…

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Jury awards $6.5M to Maine family for wrongful death, negligent misdiagnosis

PORTLAND (WGME) — A Cumberland County jury on Wednesday reportedly ordered Mercy Hospital in Portland and one of its physicians, Dr. John Henson, to pay $6.5 million to the family of a man who died as the result of a misdiagnosis. According to court documents, 25-year-old Peter Smith went to Mercy Hospital in Portland in…

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UoGuelph’s G Magnotta Lyme Disease Research Lab receives $1.2M for research

May, 2022 “With more ticks and tick bites occurring in Canada year after year, better diagnosis of Lyme disease is the goal of renewed funding from the G. Magnotta Foundation for Vector-Borne Diseases supporting a dedicated Lyme disease research program at the University of Guelph. The G. Magnotta Lyme Disease Research Lab will receive a three-year, $1.2-million grant…

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New podcast: The quest for better tests

“In today’s podcast, Sarah speaks with Victoria Sanderson about her exciting new research into Lyme disease testing at the University of Guelph. Sanderson is a current medical student and previously completed her Master’s degree at the University of Guelph and became interested in Lyme disease after seeing how much the disease impacted her mother’s life and…

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Watch the long awaited ongoing trial of Lyme patient Frank Papineau that was delayed 3 years.

The trial deals with alleged negligence on the part of physicians. Patient Papineau vs Romero-Sierra et al The trial is available live via Zoom.  Here is the link. Dr. John Haggblad is testifying at the moment as to Standard of Care expected.  Next week Dr. Ralph Hawkins should begin his expert testimony. Check in…

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Global TV addresses Lyme for Lyme awareness

“Raising awareness about Lyme disease With more people heading out to enjoy the great outdoors, comes a timely reminder to avoid tick bites. Sarah Cormode, host of the podcast “Looking at Lyme”, explains how she is raising awareness about Lyme disease and the signs and symptoms to watch out for.” Watch news clip