- The Washington Times - Sunday, May 21, 2000

Books

• "Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease," by Karen Vanderhoof-Forschner, John Wiley and Sons, 1997. The chairwoman of the Lyme Disease Foundation writes about diagnosis and treatments in this book.

• "Coping With Lyme Disease: A Practical Guide to Dealing With Diagnosis and Treatment," by Denise Lang, Henry Holt, 1997. This is a comprehensive guide on coping with Lyme.

• "Lyme Disease: My Search for a Diagnosis," by Linda Hanner, Kahsan Publishing, 1991. A woman chronicles her battle with doctors to get a Lyme diagnosis.

Associations

• American Lyme Disease Foundation, 293 Route 100, Somers, N.Y. 10589. Phone: 914/277-6970. Web site: www.aldf.com. This organization headed by medical professionals offers research news and treatment options.

• Lyme Disease Foundation, One Financial Plaza, Hartford, Conn., 06103. Phone: 860/525-2000. Web site: www.lyme.org. This group is primarily funded by Lyme patients. It offers research news, support group information, doctor referral and patient stories.

On line

• Art Doherty, a California advocate for Lyme patients, has compiled news and medical journal articles organized by state on his site (www.geocities.com/HotSprings/spa/6722/Lyme.html)

• The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers information about Lyme disease, including reported cases broken down by state, on its site (www.cdc.gov).

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