TODAY   |  August 20, 2013

Lyme disease is more common than many suspect

The Centers for Disease Control has calculated that nearly 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year – 10 times higher than what is usually reported to public health experts.

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>>> taking a look at the headlines this morning, lime disease is much more prevalent in the u.s. ticks spread the disease which can cause fevers, headaches, skin rashes and other severe symptoms. now a report for the centers of disease control and prevention finds 300,000 americans are diagnosed every year and that's 10 times higher than what's usually reported to the cdc.