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Treatments For Lyme Disease

Treatments For Lyme Disease

The most common vector borne illness in the United States is Lyme disease, with the majority of cases concentrated in 13 states including New York according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).


Health Care Tips: 5 Backyard Barbecue Foods for People with Gout

Health Care Tips: 5 Backyard Barbecue Foods for People with Gout

Did you know that having a history of acute gout attacks doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy barbecue foods with family and friends? It’s true. There are great tasting, low purine meals available that would fit right into an everyday or holiday weekend menu.


Bell’s Palsy Occurrence As a Symptom of Lyme Disease

Bell’s Palsy Occurrence As a Symptom of Lyme Disease

FirstCare Medical Center treats several Lyme disease sufferers daily. Lyme disease is a tick borne illness prevalent in the northeast and present, to at least some extent, in most or all states. Symptom presentation (type, timing, and severity) varies widely among patients, which is one of many complicating factors in diagnosis.