Friday 5: March 24, 2017 fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue news

March 24, 2017 fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue news curated weekly by FedUpwithFatigue.com


National Pain Report: New chemical gets fast-tracked by FDA to treat moderate to severe chronic pain

NKTR-181 may provide potent pain relief without the high or addiction concerns seen with standard opioids.


HealthRising: Trump’s budget cuts threaten progress in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia

One step forward, two steps back…


PBS: The Painful Truth documentary

Watch PBS’ newest documentary (56 minutes) on the chronic pain epidemic. 


YouTube: What is the #1 biggest mistake you can make when applying for Social Security disability? 

If you’re in the process of applying for disability or thinking about it, then this video (6 minutes) from attorney Jonathan Ginsberg is a must watch! (I had the opportunity to interview Jonathan a few months ago on the topic of how to win a fibromyalgia disability case. You can click here to read his best advice.)


New York Times: Getting it wrong on chronic fatigue syndrome

An editorial blasting the controversial PACE trial for ME/CFS. 

And an extra…

Consumer Reports: 15 supplement ingredients to always avoid

Hmmm, some of these are pretty common in natural health circles. Not sure how I feel about this list. How about you? 

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