Learn How ME/CFS Keeps Youth from Attending School

“Why Can’t This Child Get to Class?” Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the Classroom Northeastern University School Health Academy with joint provider, Massachusetts ME/CFS & FM Association, are conducting an online continuing nursing education program for School Nurses and colleagues. Learn about this debilitating disease which the CDC calls America’s hidden health crisis. […]

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Update on August 1 Meeting with Dr. DeSalvo from HHS

Earlier this week, Jen Brea, Terri Wilder, Carol Head, Jennie Spotila, and Mary Dimmock met with Dr. Karen DeSalvo, acting assistant secretary for health. The purpose of the August 1 meeting was to impress upon Dr. DeSalvo how woefully inadequate the response to this disease from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been—that it is still too slow and too little—and to call on HHS to dramatically step up its commitment to ME. Read More…

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