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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

National Magazine Exposes ‘Tragedy’ of ME/CFS

CDC releases updated website on ME/CFS

(Press Release by CDC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released an updated website for healthcare providers about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Stethoscope Public domain image/Darnyi Zsóka The new site is designed specifically with clinicians in mind and offers information about how physicians can better assess and help their patients manage the illness. CDC’s...

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BU News Service: A Problem Coffee Cannot Fix; Boston Community Comes Together for ME/CFS

by Sarah Wells “Imagine you had the worst flu ever, but it never went away,” said Linda Tannenbaum, a clinical laboratory scientist, to a crowd gathered at Newton-Wellesley hospital earlier this month for a research update. She was describing Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, more commonly referred to as just “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” Despite its mild-sounding name, Chronic...

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National Magazine Exposes ‘Tragedy’ of ME/CFS

People impacted by ME/CFS are always glad to see the news media give accurate attention to the disease and the struggle for appropriate federal research funding. Rarely does a national media company do an in-depth report. But this month, The Atlantic magazine did just that in an article titled “The Tragic Neglect of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” You...

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