What is a Biomarker and How Can it Help Defend Us from Lyme Disease in Massachusetts?

Webster defines biomarker as “a distinctive biological or biologically derived indicator of a process, event, or condition (such as aging, disease, or oil formation).”  Wikipedia calls it a measurable indicator of a biological state or condition. So simply stated for our purposes, a biomarker is something that can be measured…

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Powassan Virus is on the Rise in Southeastern Massachusetts

Is it really here? Ask Tucker Lane of Cape Cod, he knows from experience. A bad one. WCVB News of Boston spoke with Tucker about his experience. Tucker was used to ticks, growing up in Massachusetts, “You pick ‘em up just wherever you are.” Having already survived Lyme disease, he just…

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