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Collins Responds to Congress

In September, fifty-five members of the House of Representatives sent NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins a letter in support of more ME/CFS research. Dr. Collins has now responded, but it is hardly satisfactory. You may recall that Representatives Lofgren and … Continue reading

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CDC: Speculations and Consequences

Controversy continues over the Senate appropriations committee report’s recommendation that the CDC’s CFS program funding be eliminated for FY 2016. We have certainly debated the merits and faults of the program from just about every angle on this blog. But … Continue reading

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No CDC Funding for CFS?

ME/CFS advocates focus almost exclusively on research funding from the National Institutes of Health, and with good reason. But now it appears that funding for the Centers for Disease Control’s CFS program may be at risk in the 2016 appropriations … Continue reading

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Deadlines and Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities for ME/CFS advocacy right now – all of which you can do on your own from home! Here are the details: CFS Advisory Committee Public Comment: The Federal Register notice for the August 18-19th … Continue reading

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