n Look for full-page CFS Public Awareness Campaign ads in the August Ladies’ Home Journal and Better Homes and Gardens, going out to 20 million readers. This is the second month these publications have run ads for the campaign.
n Don’t miss the summer issue of Ms. magazine, on newsstands now, featuring “Wake-Up Call,” a story by leading CFS researcher Nancy Klimas, MD. Dr. Klimas explains hopeful discoveries reported over the past few months potentially linking CFS to genetic mutations involving the immune system, brain, and endocrine regulation. Dr. Klimas is founding editor of the Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Principal Investigator of the National Institutes of Health center for CFS studies at the University of Miami.
n And pick up the September issue of O, The Oprah Magazine – on sale and online August 15. A feature article explores “the science and the soul” of living with CFS, through interviews with Seabiscuit author and CFS patient Laura Hillenbrand, CFIDS Association President Kim McCleary, and CDC Research Microbiologist Suzanne Vernon, PhD.