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Your Call: Julie Rehmeyer's long road to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome


  Award-winning science journalist Julie Rehmeyer spent years battling chronic fatigue syndrome. Her quest to heal her body led her to remove mold from her environment, leave the Bay Area, and a take a solo expedition to Death Valley. 

She writes about her experience in Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer's Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn't Understand


Julie Rehmeyer, award-winning mathematics and science writer, and author of Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer’s Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn’t Understand

Web Resources:

Julie Rehmeyer

New Yorker: A Memoir of Chronic Fatigue Illustrates the Failures of Medical Research

The NY Times: Getting It Wrong on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.