Lyme Disease News
San Diego Zoo Hits the Road to Raise Awareness for Animal Conservation
ABC News' Amna Nawaz meets the animals of the San Diego Zoo to learn more about conservation for species native to North America.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. eager to 'race more' but not putting timetable on his return
Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he plans to race again. When that will happen, he doesn't know. On his weekly "The Dale Jr. Download" podcast Monday, Earnhardt gave no timetable for his return as he continues to battle balance problems that doctors have told him are from a concussion suffered June 12 at
7 Things You Need to Do to Protect Yourself from Ticks
Protect yourself from tick bites with these smart strategies. What You Should Know About Dog Ticks and Lyme Disease 1. Stick to the middle When you're on a hike or walking through a wooded area, avoid the edges of paths and trails, where ticks are more prevalent. 2. Wear white Teeny-tiny ticks are
In Praise of Scheduled Summers
I was that quintessential ’70s kid. My summers were filled with long days spent outside roaming through the woods with my cousins. We played in creeks and drank out of the hose. We ate junk food, got dirty, and generally ran around without much adult supervision like a pack of wild dogs. I guess we
Yolanda Hadid Says She Was Blindsided by David Foster Divorce
Yolanda Hadid says she was just as shocked as her fans to learn that her marriage was over. During an interview Tuesday on "Watch What Happens Live," the " Real Housewives of Beverly Hills " star admitted to host Andy Cohen that she was blindsided by the end of her marriage with David Foster. "I
Wheelchair-Bound Girl Credits Pope Francis With Improved Health
Julia Bruzzese, 12, was blessed by the Pope at John F. Kennedy International Airport last September.
NY Girl With Lyme Disease Improves After Papal Blessing
A twelve year old girl from Brooklyn may be the living definition of a miracle and an all could be thanks to poke Francis Juliana was EC. Has been battling a mystery illness for the past year she lost the ability to walk a nobody could figure out why but then. She was blessed by Pope Francis on the
New Bacteria Species That Causes Lyme Disease Found in Midwest
Researchers have discovered a new species of bacteria that causes Lyme disease -- the second species known to transmit the potentially debilitating illness in North America. The newly identified bacteria is called "Borrelia mayonii," in honor of the Mayo Clinic researchers who assisted with the
Jamie-Lynn Sigler's Private Battle With Multiple Sclerosis
The 34-year-old former "Sopranos" star is opening up about her 15-year battle with the condition.
Secrets of 'Iceman': How a 5,300-Year-Old Mummy Sheds Light on Evolution, Migration
In 1991, two German hikers stumbled upon a frozen corpse that had been immaculately preserved beneath the ice in the Eastern Alps for over five millenia. Since the discovery, the 5300-year-old mummy – known as “Iceman” or “Ötzi” – has proven a paleomicrobiological goldmine, shedding light on diet