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'A terrible place to be': Lack of adequate evidence leaves doctors, Lyme disease sufferers in medical dilemma

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WAHPETON, N.D. - Brigid Steele's life has been upended by the bite of a tick.

Her world has progressively narrowed as her health has deteriorated from a chronic infection that for years went untreated - the result, she said, of doctors' skepticism that her problem was Lyme disease.


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Patrick Springer
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