Monthly Archives: May 2011

Why Some Illnesses Get Little Respect from Doctors

Dr. Brian Goldman is the host of the popular CBC radio show White Coat, Black Art. On May 27, 2011 Dr. Goldman talked about illnesses that, as he puts it, “get little respect from the medical community.” He says that doctors are trained … Continue reading

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Vote on Facebook and help the WPI win $500,000 for research into ME/CFS

The Whittemore Peterson Institute (WPI)  receives a $25,000 grant from Chase Community Giving campaign. It finishes in top five in round one. This means that the WPI has advanced to round two in the Chase Community Giving campaign for an opportunity … Continue reading

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Ben’s Story

Many people are not aware that ME/CFS can affect young children and teenagers. Ben was an active 18-year-old who had lots of friends, played sports and got good grades. He realized something was up when he couldn’t keep up with … Continue reading

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May 12: ME/CFS & FM Awareness Day- part of May Awareness Campaign for Neuro-Immune Diseases

 May 12- ME/CFS & FM International Awareness Day: On Thursday May 12 please wear blue and save a blue ribbon to your computer to help raise awareness for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or purple for Fibromyalgia. For May 12 Awareness events and websites please follow the links below: R.E.S.C.I.N.D. … Continue reading

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How Health Agencies Covered Up an Infectious Illness

More and more evidence points to the fact that Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) may be infectious. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has been aware of the potentially infectious nature of ME/CFS since it investigated an outbreak of the … Continue reading

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