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Activities and opportunities
from The CFIDS Association of America
Feature on symposia released
In late February,
CFIDS Association released a camera-ready
article to local newspapers across the
through the North American Precis
Syndicate (NAPS). The article, which is the second in a series of three, is
based on three research symposia held in 2000 and 2001 sponsored by the
Association. The article highlights conclusions reached by attending researchers
and scientists from each symposium on problems that play a role in
CFIDS, including neurological abnormalities,
hormone imbalance and the body’s reduced ability to resist infections.
The first camera-ready print article, released in 2001, has
generated coverage in more than 268 newspapers in 22 different states with a
readership of more than 29 million.
So far, the symposia article has been featured in newspapers
in nine states with a combined readership of more than 129,000.
Web site wins prestigious privacy seal
Association has added a new privacy protection seal on www.cfids.org. By
participating in the Council of Better Business Bureau’s BBBOnline Privacy
Program, the Association has made a commitment to meet the program’s strict
requirements regarding how we treat the information you provide us when you
visit our Web site.
The BBBOnline privacy seal, awarded to just 700 Web sites,
allows you to feel comfortable and secure about visiting and sharing
information. The privacy seal ensures that any information you provide while
visiting our Web site is kept private. The Association is the only organization
with access to the information you provide; we do not sell, share or rent this
information to others under any circumstances.
If you would like to view our privacy
policy online, please visit
“HealthWatch” mails with
The Association is pleased to share
edition of Pro Health’s newsletter, “HealthWatch,” with you this month. It
contains research briefs as well as treatment and illness management
possibilities derived from both traditional and complementary medicine. (Pro
Health has covered the additional costs associated with this mailing.)
CFIDS Association has
long advocated that people with
informed choices about their medical care. We hope this newsletter will serve as
yet another resource for our members.
Pro Health shares the Association’s commitment to advancing
CFIDS science. To help make more
ground-breaking research possible, Pro Health will match contributions, dollar
for dollar, made to the Association’s research program this spring. Please
consider making a special gift to help accelerate the progress of
CFIDS Link is the
latest e-communication offering from The
Association of America. Delivered to your computer the first Monday of every
month, it keeps you informed and in the loop by highlighting the latest
CFIDS education efforts,
research studies, public policy updates and Association news.
Recently CFIDS Link added a
new feature: Spotlight on CFS. In each edition, Spotlight on CFS will feature a
prominent scientist, CFIDS advocate,
Association board member or supporter. In April the Association focused the
spotlight on CFIDS activist
Brooke Herrin. Visit
www.cfids.org/about/brooke.asp to read how Brooke turned to advocacy to
fight back at CFIDS.