Blog Archive

Lifting spirits through song

Singers Lisa Bevill, Alice Bartels-Granered, and Anna & Lorraine Hart UNDER OUR SKIN hears from individuals every day who share with us their personal stories and struggles with Lyme disease....

Apr 11, 2009

"Into The Light" gala an illuminating success

Over 400 people, including government and healthcare policymakers, attended the pre-release theatrical premiere of UNDER OUR SKIN in Charlotte, NC on March 20th. It was the first 35mm film screening...

Apr 9, 2009

Why the IDSA Lyme guidelines must be rewritten

On April 3, 2009, the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) will close its public submission period for input into the scientific evidence on the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme Disease. After...

Mar 23, 2009

"Into the Light" Gala a model of community engagement

We are proud to announce the premiere screening of the theatrical version of UNDER OUR SKIN on March 20th at the Ballantyne Village Theatre in Charlotte, NC. The film will have a one-week run in the...

Mar 17, 2009

Scientific evidence for "Lyme Rage"

In light of the tragic shooting in Illinois, we’d like weigh in on the issue of whether the shooter’s case of late-stage Lyme disease could have caused violent behavior. First, during our four years...

Mar 11, 2009

Chronic Lyme: Real or imaginary?

One of the more surprising observations made while filming Lyme sufferers for UNDER OUR SKIN, was that almost all had been misdiagnosed as having “hypochondriasis,” or, “it’s all in your head”...

Mar 9, 2009

The doctor is in: An important update on Dr. Joseph Jemsek

When we began filming UNDER OUR SKIN, we had no idea that Dr. Joseph Jemsek, the North Carolina physician treating our main character, Mandy, would end up embroiled in a courtroom battle every bit...

Mar 3, 2009

Discovery of new Lyme strains invalidates current tests

Benjamin Luft, M.D., Professor of Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, discovered that four highly virulent mutations of Borrelia burgdorferi, the spirochete that causes Lyme disease,...

Feb 26, 2009

UNDER OUR SKIN a hit on Twitter

UNDER OUR SKIN just joined Twitter, the Internet networking service that is bringing together people from all over the world, and engaging them around topics of mutual concern. Last Thursday,...

Feb 13, 2009

Important update on community screenings

A sampling of community screenings across the U.S. We're happy to tell you that to date we have had over 400 community screenings of UNDER OUR SKIN in the U.S. and Canada, and we continue to get...

Feb 11, 2009