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December/January 2000 – No. 39

• Health Canada to sponsor First National Conference for ME/FM and Environmental Illness

• Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care commissions independent review of complaints & discipline process

• Individuals assessed through inaccurate evaluations

• Fibromyalgia: A common and frustrating syndrome

• Nutritionist reviews Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

• Environmental Illness Bill Passes first reading

• National Doctors and Lawyers' Roster

• Inter-group communications

February/March 2000 – No. 40

• First National Symposium on MCS, CFS and FM announced

• National ME/FM Action Network requests assistance with search for panel for ME/CFS and FMS definitions for Symposium

• Psychologist relates the role of psychological testing in diagnosing ME/CFS and FM – Part I

• New Theory suggests elevated sustained peroxynitrite as the cause for CFS

• Fibromyalgia lawsuit settled out of court

• U.S. Ferry Worker with Fibromyalgia wins lawsuit

• New Brunswick ME Support Group presents President CEO with award

• Additions to National Doctors and Lawyers' Roster

• Inter-group communications

April/May 2000 – No. 41

• National ME/FM Action Network requests written support for presentation to Minister of Health

• What is orthostatic Intolerance

• The Role of Psychological Testing in diagnosing ME/CFS and FM – Part II

• Party critic for NDP says overhaul needed to settle insurance disputes

• Ask a lawyer

• Inter-group communications

June/July 2000 – No. 42

• First National Symposium on ME/CFS, FM and MCS Postponed

• Education Coordinator reports on Environmental Health Clinic

• Are psychological factors important in ME/CFS and FM

• Is Occupational Health Unhealthy

• Ask a lawyer

• How to save thousands of dollars on your income tax when receiving a CPP lump-sum payment

• New Use for Old Drug

• National Doctors and Lawyers' Roster

• Books, newsletters, videos etc.

August/September 2000- No. 43

• National ME/FM Action Network requests financial help for symposium doctors

• Alberta College of Physicians & Surgeons publishes new guidelines for IME doctors

• Chiropractic Management of Fibromyalgia – Part I

• Estate Helps Decide what Fibromyalgia is worth

• Insurance companies' Medical Release form explanation

• Inter-group communications

• Books, newsletters, videos etc.

• Additional To National Doctors and Lawyes' Roster

October/November 2000 – No. 44

• Symposium cancelled by Health Canada but peer review of definitions scheduled

• National ME/FM Action Network send request for IME Guideliness Provincial Colleges of Physicians & surgeons

• Health Center in Province of Ontario's credibility of IME reports in question

• Chiropractic Management of Fibromyalgia – Part II

• Polio expert announces International Survey on Post Polio

• Court decision stuns long-term disability industry

• Insurance Industry organizes aggressive response

• Additions to National Doctors and Lawyers' Roster

• Inter-group communications

• Books, newsletters, videos etc.