Lynn Gilderdale: Media coverage, 22.12.08

ITV ‘THIS MORNING’ item on ME

Last week, ITV devoted almost 10 minutes to the subject of ME with Phillip Schofield and Ruth Langsford talking to ME sufferer, Vikki George and Dr Charles Shepherd, Medical Adviser and Trustee of the MEA.

YouTube: ITV This Morning, Vikki George and Dr Charles Shepherd Severe ME awareness


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Added: 20 December 2008: Interview on ITVs “This Morning” to raise awareness of Severe ME

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=4L7Qgdmdx9E

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ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ColdandFluNews/story?id=6435690&page=1

Death Highlights Painful Condition
Many Sufferers Struggle to Make Others Believe Pain of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

By JOSEPH BROWNSTEIN

ABC News Medical Unit
11 December 2008

“The arrest of a British policeman’s wife on suspicion of the “mercy killing” of her ill daughter has drawn attention to a controversial and often misunderstood condition, known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)…”

Report includes brief contribution from Tony Britton, Press and Publicity, ME Association.

Full report here

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ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ColdFlu/story?id=6476514&page=1

Top 10 ‘Yuppie’ Health Conditions
Doctors May Swear an Illness Is Real, but Some Conditions Still Meet Skepticism

By LAUREN COX

ABC News Medical Unit
17 December 2008

“‘Yuppie Flu’ or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” featured on Page 2

[No reference to Gilderdale family but included here as feature links to ABC report, above.]

Full article here

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