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Annoying comments in Pocket Doc (UIC, Chicago) on CFS, Fibromyalgia, etc

Discussion in 'Action Alerts and Advocacy' started by Dolphin, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    (When talking about latex allergy)

    http://media.www.chicagoflame.com/m...ews/2010/04/05/Pulse/Pocket.Doc-3899748.shtml

    Personally I think intelligent replies, ideally ones that quote research, could be useful. I know some people might disagree so I'm not going to defend the suggestion - have better things to do.

    One can comment below or one can even send a letter to the editor http://www.chicagoflame.com/home/lettertotheeditor/ - I think the latter would be better with at least reference of some sort
  2. shrewsbury

    shrewsbury member

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    these poor people. from jihadist terrorists to whiny needy depressed compainers. Another incompetent who needs to use such false inflammatory language to get anyone to listen to and/or respond to them?

    I don't want to give them a click so I don't know what the chicagoflame is. If I decide that I have any energy to try to deal with such a loser, I think my strategy will be, as tom recommends as well, to send a letter directly to the editor - and maybe the owner, and other high-ups - with a very concise, referenced letter deploring their sponsorship of such pejorative ideas.
  3. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    For anyone else who doesn't want to click, here are a few details.

    The author is a medical doctor.



    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Illinois_at_Chicago
  4. Koan

    Koan Be the change.

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    Oh, If, don't click!

    What a sad and sorry waste of space that is.

    Truly!

    I have to go wash my eyes out!
  5. Koan

    Koan Be the change.

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    TomK quoted Wikipedia:

    This explains so much!
  6. starryeyes

    starryeyes Senior Member

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    Bay Area, California
    This is what we're up against. This is why we need a hard-hitting Patient Support Group that works to educate the doctors about CFS and what it truly is like with comments like Dr. Judy makes.

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