By Rivka Solomon in ProHealth.
Every now and then something happens in our global ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) community that is both noteworthy and hopeful. Something that makes us believe things may actually change for the better. That’s what happened on January 15, 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts, a city known as a medical mecca because of its world-class medical schools and hospitals.
After a whirlwind year of organizing a dozen public events — at colleges, in hospitals and with our state’s Department of Public Health — using the best awareness-raising tool our community has ever had, the film Unrest, Massachusetts ME/CFS & FM Association (“MassME”), a state advocacy organization, helped pull off the biggest shindig yet: An ME event with over 650 attending.
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