Fibromyalgia Awareness Day IS May 12th

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Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Is May 12

Although May 12 may be best known as Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, it is actually the Awareness Day for a number of neuro-immune disorders, including: Fibromyalgia (FM)  Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Gulf War Syndrome (GWS) Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) This year marks the 20th anniversary of Awareness Day.  The idea was originally developed by Tom Hennessey, founder of RECIND, Inc. and has grown each year since.  Although Awareness Day began in the United States, it is now recognized internationally.  The date of May 12 was chosen because it is Florence Nightingale’s birthday.  Nightingale was an English army nurse during the Crimean War (1854-1856) and was a p…

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