Lyme 2017: Why We Should Be Worried And Why We Should Not Panic

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Due to an increase in both the deer and white-footed mouse population, 2017 is slated to be a particularly bad year for Lyme disease. In fact, cases of Lyme disease have increased steadily over the last 2-3 decades. Lyme disease is caused by an infection from the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi (a parasite). This is most

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How To Tell If You Have Lyme Disease

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Happily, spring is coming! Unhappily, ticks and Lyme disease are also on the way. Many of our parents, especially those who spend a lot of time outdoors with their children, are concerned about tick bites and have asked for guidelines to prevent Lyme disease, as well as ways to tell if they or their children

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Lyme Infection: What It Is, How You Get It, And How To Prevent It

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Lyme Infection: What It Is, How You Get It, And How To Prevent It Most of us love seeing lovely white-tailed deer in our neighborhoods, but what about the ticks that live on those deer, and the Lyme infection that’s carried by those ticks? But before you panic and lock yourself indoors, here is some

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Learn How To Recognize And Prevent Food Allergies and Lyme Disease In April 22 Seminar

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Learn How To Recognize And Prevent Food Allergies and Lyme Disease In April 22 Seminar Join Westchester Health Pediatrics allergy and immunology specialist Andrew Wiznia, MD, board certified in Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Jacobi Medical Center, and  John Raffalli, MD, board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease at MKMG, as

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