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Lyme Disease support group seeks solution

Lyme Disease support group seeks solution

Roberto Fonseca

April 19, 2016


Filed under Community, News

With no cure, Lyme disease sufferers will go to extremes to try and cure themselves. The Nor-Cal Chico Lyme Support Group are a group of individuals who all have different experiences dealing with this disease. People often resort to very expensive or very different treatments in an attempt to get ri...

Local support group helps those who suffer from Lyme disease

Local support group helps those who suffer from Lyme disease

Roberto Fonseca

March 23, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Lyme disease is a disease that can cause heart and nervous system infections if left untreated and a local support group is attempting to raise awareness on the issue and provide support for those who suffer from it. The Nor-Cal Chico Lyme support group is a non-profit organization that started for the support of people and f...

Survivor rebuilds life after battling Lyme disease

Survivor rebuilds life after battling Lyme disease

Alisa Thorsen

April 7, 2015


Filed under Features

“I have been in survival mode the last three years.” Within one hour, Briana Beaver, a Chico State alumna, may experience nearly a hundred painful, crippling symptoms. Beaver has Lyme disease, which is an infection spread by ticks that can affect any organ of the body. This Includes the brain,...

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