Osler's Web: Inside the Labyrinth of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic

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A relentless, meticulous, and highly persuasive exposť by a journalist who spent nine years investigating the medical research establishment's failure to take seriously chronic fatigue syndrome In a chronology that runs from 1984 to 1994, Johnson crams in fact after telling fact, building up a dismaying picture of a rigid and haughty biomedical research establishment unwilling or unable to respond to the challenge of a multifaceted disease for which a causative agent has yet to be found A compelling, well-documented account -Kirkus Reviews

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Tenth year anniversary edition with an update by the author "A relentless, meticulous, and highly persuasive expose by a journalist who spent nine years investigating the medical research establishment's failure to take seriously chronic fatigue syndrome...In a chronology that runs from 1984 to 1994, Johnson crams in fact after telling fact, building up a dismaying picture of a rigid and haughty biomedical research establishment unwilling or unable to respond to the challenge of a multifaceted disease for which a causative agent has yet to be found...A compelling, well-documented account..."Kirkus Reviews

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Hillary Johnson has been a staff writer at Congressional Quarterly, Women's Wear Daily, Life, and was a contributing editor at Rolling Stone. She has written for the Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, Town & Country, Vogue, and Vanity Fair, among other publications. In 1987, her series about myalgic encephalomyelitis, a.k.a., "CFS", for Rolling Stone was nominated for a National Magazine Award.

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