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Morning Mess-Up

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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If you’re a publicist trying to pitch something about Lyme disease on Capitol Hill, might be wise to spell Capitol Hill correctly in the subject line of your email. Kind of conveys an immediate sense that you’re savvy about all things Washington.

Or at least one thing.

Nevertheless, the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance will be visiting Capitol Hill (or Capital Hill, however you want to write it) on Wednesday to bring attention to the Lyme epidemic. There will be a briefing on the Hill (a safer way to write it in case you don’t know if it’s Capital or Capitol) and will be complete with a chronic Lyme patient. In more boring news, a group of Democratic senators (Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Whitehouse, Reed) have sponsored legislation to form a Tick-Borne Disease Advisory Committee and inject funds into research and education.