I am aware of no other book on Lyme disease with this degree of coverage for the general public. Dr. Barbour offers important advice about understanding and preventing the disease and he comments on a variety of interesting issues, including some of the controversial questions surrounding diagnosis and treatment.(Brian Schwartz, M.D., The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health)
Published in 1995, meaning research was older than that. A very great deal more is now known about the disease, especially as to how it has become a real epidemic, with tens of... Read morePublished 8 months ago by CA Yooper Guy
I destroyed my copy so that no one would ever read it and assume it had validity. This guy knows little about lyme and doesn't stay current. Read morePublished on January 16, 2006 by K9 Fan
Barbour (Prof. of Medicicine & Microbiology at U, Texas, and specialist on the topic) provides a sympathetic, wide-ranging look at Lyme disease and related topics that reveals... Read morePublished on October 2, 2000
This review shows one star cuz the form wouldn't let me give less.
Dr. Barbour is trying to sell his opinion, and is unable to bolster it with fact. Read more
This book tells a lop-sided viewpoint about Lyme disease. It is not suported by scientific references nor a bibliograpy. Read morePublished on July 28, 1999
Alan Barbour's "It's all in your head" chapter is especially amusing, causing this reader to laugh out loud at his arrogance. Read morePublished on April 1, 1999