Alabama ME/CFS News

ME/CFS on 'Viewpoint Alabama' Radio Program
May 12 and afterward
Starting the weekend of May 12, which is ME/CFS Awareness Day, iHeart Radio morning news anchor Brigette Cannon Scott interviewed Alabama ME/CFS patient Tina Tidmore about the disease experience and the lack of physician knowledge of the disease. Also Prof. Jarred Younger told about his ME/CFS research at UAB.
"Viewpoint Alabama" is a public affairs program aired at different times on over 60 Alabama Radio Network radio stations across the state.
Auburn University Theatre Department Presents UNREST
April 9, at 7:30 p.m.
The public, medical professionals, and all Auburn staff and students are invited to a free screening of Unrest, a Sundance award-winning film by Jennifer Brea at Telfair Peet Theatre on April 9 at 7:30 PM. . . READ MORE
UNREST on Alabama Public Television
Stunning First-Person Account of "Invisible" Disease
Friday, March 23, at 9 pm
Myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is often called an “invisible” illness because it has no observable symptoms. According to Dr. Jarred Younger, a researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, at least 20,000 individuals in Alabama suffer from ME/CFS, and the majority of those individuals are not properly diagnosed.  In fact, many of these individuals aren’t taken seriously by co-workers or even family members. . . READ MORE