The official case definition of Lyme disease, since the 1994 CDC Dearborn conference, is an autoimmune arthritic knee. Allen Steere knowingly and intentionally threw out the “seronegative” cases to narrow the definition to the approximately 15% of cases that have… Read More ›
Wonkless: A Satirical Christmas Tale of Lyme & Consequences
Harvey, an elf who asked that we use only his first name, expressed dismay at the duo’s ignorance of a disease for which they have long claimed to be experts and advocates. “We’ve had some elves hit hard by Lyme. It’s tough when you have so much occupational exposure to ticks while caring for reindeer in the off season.”
An Institutional Form of Murder
More than 40 years into the tragedy of Lyme disease, those of us whose lives have been destroyed by it ask ourselves, “Is this another Tuskegee?” By all accounts, yes. It is an institutional form of murder. An accepted thing…not subject to review.
Why There Can’t be a Real Lyme Test
If you have Lyme disease and ever wondered why the tests suck, you need to watch the film, “The Bleeding Edge.” https://www.netflix.com/title/80170862 It explains how medical device manufacturers get away with putting harmful devices on the market through FDA 510(k)… Read More ›
Fun with Lyme Science
So, it doesn’t really matter if you get injected with OspA, OspC, OspXYZ; if they’re all triacylated, that means you’re screwed. And what these triacyl lipoproteins DO is not pretty.
Bay Area Lyme Foundation Funds the Crooks
It’s not a shock. It’s hardly even news. I’ve been pointing out for a long time that Bay Area Lyme Foundation has some rather unsavory characters on its scientific advisory panel. But the desire among Lymish for BALF to be… Read More ›
John Aucott is Not Your Friend
In the Lyme world, where everything is politicized and monetized, nothing can be taken at face value. Take this announcement, for example: Embarrassingly, we had failed to look at it closely enough to see what was really going on, and… Read More ›
Hope in Unity in Truth
What does hope look like? A sunrise? A fluffy puppy? A day of no pain, no worry, no sickness or despair? Or does it look like the people we know; the fighters, the benevolent warriors, the shining lights of this… Read More ›
FDA Ignores Validation Rules, Putting the Blood Supply at Risk
What you tell the Feds who are responsible for protecting the blood supply and assume that their colleagues are honest humans who know how to do their job: I wanted to make you aware of an issue that profoundly affects… Read More ›
The CDC Foundation is a pHarma money launderer.
Some staff are intimidated and pressed to do things they know are not right. We have representatives from across the agency that witness this unacceptable behavior. It occurs at all levels and in all of our respective units. These questionable and unethical practices threaten to undermine our credibility and reputation as a trusted leader in public health.