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Why Is Chronic Illness Ignored?

Autoimmune conditions are on the rise, but medicine lags behind

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Fatigue. Brain fog. Muscle aches. A lingering cough. Dizziness. Sore lymph nodes. Headache. Confusion. Sleep disruption. Anxiety. Do these symptoms sound familiar?

Most people have had some or all of these symptoms. In the present climate of anxiety, disruption, famine, flood…

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Brandy L Schillace

Brandy L Schillace

(skil-AH-chay) Author in #history, #science, & #medicine. Bylines: SciAm, Globe&Mail, WIRED, WSJ. EIC Medical Humanities. Host of Peculiar Book Club. she/her

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