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P2P: The Question They Will Not Ask by Erica Verrillo The P2P (Pathways to Prevention) Panel was originally convened to examine case definitions for ME/CFS and to address differences between ME and CFS. The examination ... Read on »
The Diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Assertive Approach  by Erica Verrillo This paper (below) by Dr. Paul Cheney and Dr. Charles Lapp was written more than two decades ago. It contains detailed descriptions of numerous test abnormalities found ... Read on »
Hydrotherapy for ME/CFS - Dr. Cheney's Protocol by Erica Verrillo The DAR state forest - Goshen, MA In the 1990s, Dr. Cheney proposed the idea of cool-water hydrotherapy for ME/CFS patients. The idea behind the treatment was that verti ... Read on »
Lyme Again? by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven I think I may have Lyme disease again. I've been trying not to jump to conclusions, but I think it's time to face facts and start a trial of doxycycline to test the theory. ... Read on »
Quote It Saturday 7/12 by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven We've been back home for a few days now, though life is still very unsettled. My dad seems to have come through his cancer surgery fairly well and is recovering, though ... Read on »
One Son Recovered? by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Things have been crazy around here, with a visit to help my father-in-law sort through his house to get ready to move here and my dad having a 7-hour surgery yesterday as a ... Read on »
Shake-up at HHS - Koh Resigns by Erica Verrillo Hot on the heels of Secretary of Health and Human Service Kathleen  Sebelius' resignation  comes the resignation of Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health (see belo ... Read on »
CFS, FM, and Fraud - How the Mythology of "Faking It" is Perpetuated in the Media by Erica Verrillo On January 29, 2014 CBS re-aired  a segment  on disability fraud. In this segment, reporter Steve Kroft characterized SSDI as a "secret welfare system" with its own "di ... Read on »
Busy, Stressful Times by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Hi, all. I apologize for the lack of posts here lately, so I thought I'd stop in to explain quickly. Things have been difficult and hectic around here. I've reverted to surv ... Read on »
Tips for those living with Someone with ME/CFS by Treya Hey People, This is an article I wrote some time ago. I've been meaning to put it up. If you are living with someone with ME/CFS you may find this helpful. Or if yo ... Read on »