Archives for May 2012

Celiac Disease

May is Celiac Awareness Month. The Mayo Clinic defines celiac disease as a digestive condition triggered by consumption of the protein gluten, which is primarily found in bread, pasta, cookies, pizza crust and many other foods containing wheat, … [Read more...]

Lyme Disease

History and Facts Lyme disease is the most common tick-born illness in North America and Europe, according to the Mayo Clinic.  Lyme is caused by a spirochete (spiral-shaped) bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi and is found in deer ticks. The … [Read more...]