On February 17, the Globe and Mail published an article by André Picard that shed light on environmentally linked illness and referenced the newly released report from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
Time to take chronic fatigue seriously
by André Picard, The Globe and Mail
February 17, 2015
For years, people with chronic fatigue syndrome have been ridiculed as hypochondriacs and told the symptoms are all in their heads.
But now the prestigious U.S. Institute of Medicine has issued a new report saying the condition, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, is very real – a “legitimate, serious, complex, systemic disease that often can profoundly affect the lives of patients.”