West Nile Virus Surfaces in Massachusetts

With Zika being in the news daily it might be easy to forget that there are other mosquito-borne illnesses of concern. Zika is definitely not the only risk. WCBV Channel 5 reports that on July 1st the Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory collected samples from mosquitoes in Worcester that tested…

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Health Coverage for Chronic Lyme Treatment In Massachusetts Hits Large Obstacle with A Veto

As Lyme disease cases have been on a steady rise in Massachusetts, our state legislature has been working for two years to put together a proposal mandating health insurers cover long-term treatment for patients with chronic Lyme disease. They finally were able to add the proposal to this year’s budget…

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