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What to Know About Lyme Disease, Because It's on the Rise

What to Know About Lyme Disease, Because It’s on the Rise

Photo: Heiko Barth (Shutterstock) Lyme, the most famous tick-borne disease, is becoming more common than it used to be, at least judging by health insurance data that includes Lyme diagnoses. Our friends at Gizmodo recently covered new data about the (sorry) uptick, which lines up roughly with CDC estimates. So what do you need to …

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Lyme Disease Is Surging in Parts of the U.S., Insurance Data Suggests

Lyme Disease Is Surging in Parts of the U.S., Insurance Data Suggests

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Newly released data is the latest to show that Lyme disease cases in the US are on the rise. The research found that private insurance claims related to tick-borne disease have increased substantially since 2007, even more recently in the last five years. This relative increase was especially dramatic in rural areas. …

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