TOUCHED BY LYME: “When the story of Lyme disease is written, it will be the story of patients standing up and being heard.”LymeDisease.org

Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., along with U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, have announced they will re-introduce legislation that would establish an advisory committee focusing on tick-borne diseases.

Words from our senators about Lyme:

Senator Gillibrand: “We need a better strategy than just checking our kids after a day at the park.”

Senator Blumenthal: “When the story of Lyme disease is written, it will be the story of patients standing up and being heard.

via TOUCHED BY LYME: “When the story of Lyme disease is written, it will be the story of patients standing up and being heard.”LymeDisease.org.

5 Tick-Borne Diseases You’ve Never Heard Of

Well, most people haven’t heard of these diseases that ticks spread. Most know of Lyme disease,  but these others are far more deadlier and much more common than you think.

5 Tick-Borne Diseases You’ve Never Heard Of | Outdoor Life Survival.