August 8th, 2016: Understanding and Remembrance Day for Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
Jody Smith joins with other ME voices in honor of Understanding and Remembrance Day for Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.
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Load of nonsense article (has a comment section)

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Kyla, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. Kyla

    Kyla ᴀɴɴɪᴇ ɢꜱᴀᴍᴩᴇʟ

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    http://www.knoxnews.com/entertainme...-2b0a4052-0603-3ec3-e053-01000-367827461.html



    Note there is no evidence or references given for anything in this article. He does make sure to reference our favourite bigot, Shorter
     
  2. Snowdrop

    Snowdrop Rebel without a biscuit

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    Best ignored. The write up belongs in National inquirer along with Aliens from Space shot JFK.
     
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  3. TiredSam

    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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    He's read a book by Shorter and is now trying to sound clever. Unworthy of notice.
     
  4. Old Bones

    Old Bones GOING, going . . .

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    @Kyla I agree. Dr. Phil Kronk looks foolish in having chosen to quote and report on the opinions of Dr. Edward Shorter as presented in his long out-of-date (1993) book "From Paralysis to Fatigue: A History of Psychosomatic Illness in the Modern Era". I'd forgotten about this "gem". Fortunately, Amazon.com includes only eleven customer reviews -- an indication that few people have read it. Of those reviews. 55% gave it a 1-star rating, with an averaged rating of 2.5/5. Most of the low ratings are recent -- 2015. The more positive reviews are not so current. So, it seems some progress is being made with respect to accurate understanding of ME.
     
  5. halcyon

    halcyon Senior Member

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    Sadly, Shorter never got the memo.
     
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  6. chipmunk1

    chipmunk1 Senior Member

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    a few gems:

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  7. TiredSam

    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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    I misread that as "a few germs" which seems appropriate.
     

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