Lyme Disease -- the first epidemic of climate change and the government and private medical industry denial and malfeasance about the truth of the epidemic
Mary Beth Pfeiffer is a seasoned investigative journalist who has been writing for four decades. For the past 5 years she as become the nation's leading reporting on Lyme Disease, attracting international attention and receiving 7 awards for her groundbreaking articles. She has received underwritten grants from the Fund for Investigative Journalism, the Kaiser Family Foundation for Health and the Open Society Institute. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Village Voice, Boston Globe, Miami Herald, Newsday and other publications. Her book, "Crazy in America: The Hidden Tragedy of the Criminalized Mentally Ill, received wide acclaim Her most recent book is "Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change" that has been praised by Jane Goodall and Bill McKibben for diving deeply into the underlying politics behind one of our most threatening health crises that receives little attention from the federal government and mainstream media.