Reno man ends hunger strike after receiving promise from Sec. of Health

Robert Miller of Reno ended his hunger strike Friday, after 11 days, with a commitment from the Secretary of Health's office to be actively involved in engaging in some sort of action to help specifically with the illness.

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Kramer - 2/14/2013 5:55 PM
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certainly not a rare or unheard-of condition, just one that is not yet accepted as a disease by many mainstream experts. Seems the story could have used "HHS" instead of waffling back and forth. there was a Chri=onic Fatigue support group here locally-I wonder why the extreme (and self-destructive) tactic of a hunger strike was necessary? where were all t-partiers on this?

roseanya - 2/14/2013 7:57 AM
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FDA should "conditionally" approve some meds with disclaimers and no right to sue from side effects.

Talkingfox - 2/14/2013 3:49 AM
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Sorry, scratch that. The NBC national site reported this as 'rare', not you in Reno. Sorry again

Talkingfox - 2/14/2013 3:46 AM
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The CDC reports one to four MILLION people are affected by this disease in the US alone. This hardly qualifies as a 'rare disease' as you reported.

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