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Food, Clothing and Shelter: Delivering the Basics to People with ME

Erica Verrillo is President of the American ME and CFS Society (AMMES)  When I was a child, my mother taught me the three basics of human survival: Food, clothing, and shelter. These, she said, are essential for our existence. At the time, I understood food to be essential, and possibly shelter, but I did not

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HOMELESS: How AMMES is Keeping People with ME in their Homes

Listen to the article:   Erica Verrillo is President of the American ME and CFS Society (AMMES) | Photo by ALACHUA COUNTY /Flickr CC BY 2.0 Years ago, Dr. Bell made the observation that many people currently living in cars most likely had chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). (The acronym myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) was not used

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