Lyme disease protection: No vaccine yet, but an antibody shot could soon provide immunity | Opinion

BY: - August 5, 2021

By Mark Klempner Lyme disease has become an insidious epidemic in the United States. Caused by bacteria transmitted through the bite of an infected tick, it can lead to heart problems, meningitis or arthritis if left untreated. It is the most common tick-borne illness in the United States, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that around 475,000 people likely […]

No time for ticks. Here’s how to stay safe on the trail | Five for Your Weekend

BY: - June 27, 2020

A new speaker, racial injustice in public schools, COVID-19 and more in this week's Five for the weekend.

Levine urges continued caution as some counties move to reopen

BY: - May 7, 2020

With Mother's Day approaching, Pennsylvanians are better off sticking to virtual visits, the state's top public health official urged Thursday.


Tell your state senator to support this important bill that fights Lyme disease | Opinion

BY: - September 11, 2019

With Pennsylvania leading the nation in Lyme disease cases, the time for state lawmakers to act is now.