On today's edition of WITF's Smart Talk, Host Scott Lamar and guests discussed Pennsylvania at the epicenter of reported cases of Lyme disease in the US.
Lamar discussed the effects of the disease with Samantha Perry, who became impacted by Lyme two and a half years ago while a freshman at Penn State . She and her mother, Carrie, joined Project Lyme to spread awareness of the disease.
Other guests included Dr. Loren Robinson, Deputy Secretary for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and Dr. Chris Turnpaugh, founder of the Turnpaugh Health and Wellness Center in Mechanicsburg,
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