Seeking the Cure Unknown

A Report from the Lymelands

Pamela Weintraub

St. Martin's Griffin

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The brand-new final chapter from the revised edition of CURE UNKNOWN, the definitive, award-winning investigation into Lyme disease

Since its original publication in 2008, CURE UNKNOWN has become known as a nuanced, groundbreaking picture of the intense controversy and crippling uncertainty surrounding Lyme disease, and the only book of its kind. Award-winning journalist Pamela Weintraub reveals her personal struggle with Lyme after she and her family became seriously ill with the disease, and sheds light on one of the angriest medical disputes raging today.

In recent years, there have been many crucial updates (political, medical and scientific) to the Lyme story; the intense controversy has continued, new information has come out, and paradigm-shifting decisions made at the highest levels of government. In this brand-new final chapter of CURE UNKNOWN, originally published in the May 2013 revised edition, Pamela offers her unique, riveting take on the disease as it stands today, further exposing the ticking clock of a raging epidemic and offering sufferers new hope.

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"Millions suffering from symptoms of a mysterious disease need suffer confusion and loss no longer. If you want to know the real story behind Lyme disease and how to find your way back to health, read this book."—Mark Hyman, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Blood Sugar Solution

"In the war of information on Lyme disease, patient activist groups have started from a marked disadvantage to the medical establishment in terms of visibility and credibility. That may be changing, and... Cure Unknown could be one reason."—Washington Post

“In Cure, Unknown, Pamela Weintraub has produced both the definitive book about Lyme disease and associated disorders and a survivor’s account of a grueling medical odyssey. Weintraub is a masterful science writer and storyteller, and she tackles the quarrels and quagmires surrounding this baffling illness with intelligence and pathos.” –Kaja Perina, editor in chief of Psychology Today

"A thoroughly researched and well-written account of the disease's controversial history." --Jane Brody, New York Times

"I sometimes wonder if the only investigative writers who will possess the necessary temerity to remove the white gloves and tackle these putative experts to the ground will be those, like Weintraub...whose personal experience demands that they follow the rocky trail that leads to the truth."—Hillary Johnson, author of Osler's Web: Inside the Labyrinth of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic

"Pam Weintraub, veteran science writer, weaves personal narrative with hard-hitting investigative journalism to bring the underground epidemic of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases up from under the

radar." -Rebecca Wells, author of Ya-Yas in Bloom and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood


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About the Author

Pamela Weintraub

PAMELA WEINTRAUB is the executive editor of Discover magazine. She has covered science and biomedicine for national media for more than twenty-five years. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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Seeking the Cure Unknown
A Report from the Lymelands
Pamela Weintraub

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
July 2013
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ISBN: 9781466843400
ISBN10: 1466843403
eBook Original40 pages
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