LarryEyesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a study this week about the increase and spread of Lyme disease from 1993 – 2012.  Dr. Vaughan explains Lyme disease, how it is contracted, its natural disease course, its prevention, and the controversy regarding ongoing symptoms following treatment.

Mark Vaughan, M.D.
Medical Director at Auburn Medical Group
Dr. Vaughan has been practicing medicine in Placer County since completing residency at the University of Missouri, Kansas City in 1999. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1996. He has served as the medical director of the Auburn Medical Group since its opening in 2005. Some of his podcasts and videos can be found at,,, and

2 thoughts on “Lyme

  1. First time to listen. Entertaining. Thanks. Have to speak up though re your comments about single doctors. I wonder what world you guys are living in. I am a physician unfortunately going through a divorce. I’m not sure if it’s a higher rate than the national average of about 55%, but I believe doctors are particularly vulnerable to divorce. Therefore, I doubt that the notion of the single doctor is so far fetched as you suggest!!

    • Thanks for writing. I think the reason I am unaware of the single doctors in my area is because people don’t usually advertise their marital status at work.

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