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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Can Ticks be Tested for Lyme Disease in Southeastern Massachusetts?

Yes. Absolutely ticks can be tested and you should take advantage of it whenever you remove a tick from you, a child, or your pet. Living in Massachusetts means living with the threat of tick bites and Lyme disease whenever venturing outdoors. Because of the threat, most residents know someone…

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