CFS articles in O and Ms. Magazines
Ms. magazine is
one of two leading national publications running featured CFS stories in
Articles on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are about to appear
in two leading national magazines. O, the Oprah Magazine, and Ms.
magazine will each feature stories on aspects of the illness, reaching tens of
thousands of readers encompassing a wide range of backgrounds and interests.
In Ms. magazine’s summer issue
(on newsstands now), leading CFS clinician and researcher Nancy Klimas, MD,
explores new research showing how the disease may be connected to genetic
mutations involving the immune system, brain and endocrine regulation. Klimas
and Ms. provide the scientific footing to refute some in the medical
profession who, as Ms.
puts it, “have dismissed [CFS]
as ‘a woman thing’.”
In the September issue of O (on newsstands in
mid-August), an article on the scope and personal impact of the illness includes
interviews with CDC scientist Suzanne Vernon, CFIDS Association President Kim
McCleary and Seabiscuit author and CFS survivor Laura
Hillenbrand. The story sets out to share the both science and the soul of living with this
Keep your eyes peeled for copies of
Ms. and O. The CFIDSLink
will keep you informed as more on CFS appears in the media over the coming