Today’s edition (7/17/07) of the New York Times features an article in the Science section titled, “Chronic Fatigue No Longer Seen as ‘Yuppie Flu.’” This is the first article giving scientific validity to the existence and seriousness of chronic fatigue syndrome to be published in the New York Times.
Author David Tuller reports on recent CFS research and addresses the controversy one particular study has engendered. He also discusses the issues surrounding the name ‘chronic fatigue syndrome’ and talks about the CDC’s public awareness campaign for CFS. Tuller states that despite some disagreements among patients and scientists, “…nearly everyone now agrees that the syndrome is real.”
Read the New York Times article: “Chronic Fatigue No Longer Seen as ‘Yuppie Flu’”
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Published On: July 17, 2007