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

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Diane Publishing Company, Nov 1, 1996 - Medical - 720 pages
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Tenth year anniversary edition with an update by the author "A relentless, meticulous, and highly persuasive expos 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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User Review  - beccabgood1 - LibraryThing

Interesting book, though I wouldn't say it's a totally reliable source. I think it has a lot of good information about the early research into CFS, but the author has an agenda - showing that CFS has ... Read full review

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User Review  - auntmarge64 - LibraryThing

In the style of "And the Band Played On", this is a detailed, very readable history of the early years of the chronic fatigue syndrome outbreak which started in the 1980s. Among the various ... Read full review

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