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CFSgate = GWSgate = AIDSgate (a cover-up so big it's really 3-in-1)

An Allied NATO Government cover-up so catastrophic that it's really 3-in-1....

HIV-Negative AIDS: CFIDS or AIDS?

Allied NATO Government is hiding millions of infectious NON HIV AIDS cases (like mine) under the "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)" ICD-code.

Does stigma begin with me?

At this month's AHCJ convention, blogger Sonya Collins tells us "speaker after speaker reminded us that we medical journalists shouldn’t lead with the numbers that quantify the reach of a disease or its cost to taxpayers.  We should lead with the face of someone who lives with that condition. Show our readers that she’s just like them."

She goes on to give a wonderful example of how stigma can be reduced through good storytelling.

But what if the stigma begins in part with journalists?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Well, At Least They Didn’t Put "Cure" in the Headline

Contacting outside sources placed one journalist's article head and shoulders above the rest

The Name Game and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: DSM-5 Revisions Should Be Openly Debated

The controversy over revisions to psychiatry's bible, the DSM, isn't just about autism. Guest blogger Mary Schweitzer throws chronic fatigue syndrome into the mix.

Dr. Ian Lipkin and Dr. Mady Hornig: Hunting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Viruses

Cutting edge technology may be the game changer in controversial disease.

Should Clinical Trials of antivirals remain on the table in ME/CFS

The association of a murine retrovirus with ME/CFS appears to be no longer viable, but many of the researchers who can't find XMRV in patients still believe that other viruses are at play.

When Journalism Becomes Sensationalism

Do death threats to an isolated few make for good journalism or just sensationalism? And in pursuing the unusual do journalists run the risk of skewing the overall situation? Does having one source on each side of the issue really provide accurate balance and meaningful context? Questions are easy, answers are harder.

"In the Shadows": California's Hospital Infection Deaths

Hospital infection deaths "in the shadows," a food pyramid replacement, and a YouTube food safety exposé, plus more from our Daily Briefing. 

Survey: Many Americans Think Health Reform's Repealed (It's Not)

Why do so many Americans think health reform has been repealed? Answers and more in our Daily Briefing.

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