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Fibromyalgia and ‘Science’

“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood”, Marie Curie I recently heard a presentation from a distinguished scientist speaking about fibromyalgia. The audience seemed to be mostly comprised of people with fibromyalgia. He referred … Continue reading

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