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Severe ME Day of Understanding and Remembrance: Aug. 8, 2017

Determined to paper the Internet with articles about ME, Jody Smith brings some additional focus to Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Day of Understanding and Remembrance on Aug. 8, 2017 … Once again, August 8 is important for those of us with ME, especially for those whose illness is quite severe. I’ve seen Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Day of Understanding and Remembrance in a few

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The Real ME: A Stock Photography Resource for the Media

Sasha announces a new resource of appropriate photos for ME/CFS media stories … We’ve all seen them in the news stories about ME/CFS: the guy in a suit at the office, yawning; the beautiful woman sitting at her desk with her immaculate make-up and elegantly coiffed hair, hand to her head and looking slightly pained. But do pictures that illustrate


[Phoenix Rising Newsletter] Comedown for XMRV at CROI/Hope for Ampligen/CFS Hits the Big Time…

Posted by Cort Johnson Welcome to the first Phoenix Rising newsletter with our new newsletter  using the new Amazon ‘Simple’ Mail Service! CROI! — XMRV showed up in spades in the first major Retrovirology conference of the year, CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections), occurring in Boston. The big news came from a study which suggested XMRV may have