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2016-2017 Flu Shot Information for Chatham County

October 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:13:29 +0000 From: Shannon Godbout Subject: 2016-2017 Flu Shot Information With flu season fast-approaching, it is important to get vaccinated. Last season, over 200 North Carolinians died from the flu. The best way to protect yourself, your family, your classmates and your co-workers against the flu is to get the […]

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Tags: Health

Recommend early treatment with doxycycline for tick bites

August 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Recommend early treatment with doxycycline for tick bites

Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:49:27 -0400 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Lyme disease Tom’s post is spot on, and this is the reason I have recommended early treatment with doxycycline for tick bites. 1. prevent tick bit by wearing light color clothes so you can see the ticks, long sleeves and pants tucked in […]

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Tags: 27312 · Health · Siler City

Lyme Disease discussed on People’s Pharmacy Podcast #996

August 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Lyme Disease discussed on People’s Pharmacy Podcast #996

Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:13:36 -0400 From: paultierney Subject: Lyme Disease/People’s Pharmacy Podcast #996 This is an excellent program describing how difficult it was to get a diagnosis for Lyme disease a few years ago. I hope things have improved since then, but I think this podcast still has important lessons for anyone who may […]

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Lyme disease is often misdiagnosed

August 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Lyme disease is often misdiagnosed

Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:33:35 -0400 From: “Jeannette Beranger” Subject: lyme disease I’m a former New Englander and the incidence of Lyme is much higher where I come from yet it is misdiagnosed just as badly up there as it may be here. One of my husband’s colleagues was misdiagnosed until she landed in […]

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Are doctors Lyme literate enough to offer proper diagnosis and treatment in the proper timeframe?

August 10th, 2016 · Comments Off on Are doctors Lyme literate enough to offer proper diagnosis and treatment in the proper timeframe?

Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2016 13:54:32 -0400 From: Tom Glendinning Subject: Lyme Disease The question, Dr Dykers, is whether or not the doctors are Lyme literate enough to offer proper diagnosis and treatment in the proper timeframe. When reported and treated incidence is 26-29 in 2015, the experience is not broad enough to build a […]

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Tags: 27312 · Health · Pittsboro

Date Set for 6th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s Walk and 5K Run

August 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on Date Set for 6th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s Walk and 5K Run

Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:40:34 -0400 From: Pat Richardson Subject: Date Set for 6th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s Walk and 5K Run Date Set for 6th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s Walk and 5K Run The 6th Annual Chatham County Alzheimer’s Walk and 5K Run will be held Saturday, September 10, at Galloway Ridge at […]

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Tags: 27312 · Calendar · Health · Pittsboro

Talk and concern about Lyme and other tick borne diseases

July 30th, 2016 · Comments Off on Talk and concern about Lyme and other tick borne diseases

Lyme disease On Friday, July 22, 2016 2:22 PM, Carol M  wrote: There is, justifiably, a lot of talk and concern about Lyme and other tick borne diseases on the Chatlist.  I ran across this recent article.  Perhaps it will help and inform. http://www.mvtimes.com/2016/07/13/visiting-physician-sheds-new-light-lyme-disease/

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Health and Wellness Discussion Group meeting in Pittsboro on July 15

July 12th, 2016 · Comments Off on Health and Wellness Discussion Group meeting in Pittsboro on July 15

Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:53:49 -0400 From: Alan Russo Subject: Health and Wellness Discussion Group The Council on Aging will begin hosting a ‘Wellness/Health Discussion Group’ once a month at the Eastern Chatham Senior Center in Pittsboro. Our next meeting will be Friday, July 15th The Health Discussion Group will be an informal platform […]

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Tags: 27312 · Calendar · Health · Pittsboro

The fact that someone gets better after eating chicken soup is NOT proof of efficacy

June 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off on The fact that someone gets better after eating chicken soup is NOT proof of efficacy

The fact that someone gets better after eating chicken soup is NOT proof of efficacy

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Tags: Health · Musings

In our region, ticks will survive through the winter and mosquitoes will hatch any time the temperature gets a little warmer

June 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off on In our region, ticks will survive through the winter and mosquitoes will hatch any time the temperature gets a little warmer

In our region, ticks will survive through the winter and mosquitoes will hatch any time the temperature gets a little warmer

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Tags: Animals · Health