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By Joan R. Callahan

This attractive, nontechnical publication discusses 50 healthiness scares that captured the public's realization sooner than fading away, masking genuine and perceived overall healthiness threats from long-ago eras to offer times.

• offers information regarding 50 well-being scares in 7 different types that without warning surfaced then fizzled, offering a consultant pattern of comparable occasions during the last half-century

• comprises sidebar sections highlighting anecdotes or examples

• A bibliography offers an intensive analyzing record for every subject bankruptcy and the introduction

• A thesaurus defines biomedical and different unusual terms

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Perhaps a better goal would be an accurate diagnosis. The emergence of Lyme disease has also added a few new terms and acronyms to the medical lexicon. As a possible solution to the controversy regarding the existence of chronic Lyme, one source proposes substituting the less attributive term “tick-associated polyorganic syndrome” or TAPOS. ” A Lyme-like rash after a tick bite in the absence of Lyme disease is sometimes called southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI). Although the connection might not appear obvious, the Lyme disease epidemic has also increased tensions between animal rights activists and wildlife management agencies.

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