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Get ready for #MILLIONSMISSING 2021 – Purchase your t-shirt

We are excited to announce that #MillionsMissing t-shirts are now available for purchase along with other items in our online stores!  Shop U.S. Shop UK Shop AUS This is our 6th anniversary of #MillionsMissing to raise awareness and fight for recognition, education and research for people living with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME or ME/CFS).  Millions are

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Does the US spend more Money Researching diseases affecting men?

Does the U.S. spend more money researching diseases that primarily affect men? The answer is emphatically yes, according to an article published in the Journal of Women’s Health by Art Mirin, chair of #MEAction’s California State Chapter. In his research, Dr. Mirin found that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) gives a disproportionate share of

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Meet the Long Haulers Developing ME/CFS

#MEAction sent out a press release last week to 300 major publications in the US introducing them to the long haulers who are experiencing symptoms of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), specifically post-exertional malaise. We alerted the press to the terrifying possibility that 1 million more Americans could develop ME following COVID-19 at the current rate of

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WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR AT THE CDC’S SEP. 2020 ME/CFS MEETING

Mark your calendars! The CDC will hold its next ME/CFS Stakeholder Engagement and Communication (SEC) conference call on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 3 pm Eastern Time. Find information on how to call into the meeting here. The CDC program staff only hold SEC meetings a couple of times a year so now is your chance to participate!  These

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MAYO CLINIC REMOVES GET AND CBT FROM CFS WEBPAGE

The Mayo Clinic recently removed harmful recommendations of Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) from their website, a win for people with ME and their families. The site still contains problematic language and misleading information, but this recent change could help many individuals seeking care for their ME. For

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