Category Archives: Health Insurance

Still no treatment in Europe for the 14 million FMS patients trapped in pain!

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Press Release from ENFA – 29.04.2009 Brussels, (29.04.2009) Last week was high on activities for the Fibromyalgia community, on one hand the European Network of Fibromyalgia Associations (ENFA) met with … Continue reading

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Economy Down, Vasectomy Up

From the FMS Global and UK News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton More Men Choosing Permanent Sterilization in Trying Economic Times Courtesy of WebMD.com By Daniel J. DeNoon – Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD – WebMD Health News March 26, 2009 … Continue reading

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FIBROMYALGIA AND PFIZER

From the Fibromyalgia (FMS) Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Pfizer, the manufacturers of Lyrica, the first fibromyalgia drug to be approved by the American Food & Drugs Associations (FDA), have decided to end human testing on a late-stage experimental … Continue reading

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FIBROMYALGIA: FIRST STEP FORWARD IS EU RECOGNITION SAY MEPS

FROM THE DESK of Jeanne Hambleton – October 27 2008 Just imagine what would happen if the word ‘fibromyalgia’ was casually dropped into conversation. Chances are there would be a lot of blank faces staring back. So just think what … Continue reading

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States taking action to insure nation’s 13.3M uninsured young adults

New report finds young adults in low-income families most likely to lack coverage; raising SCHIP/Medicaid eligibility age an important solution August 8, 2007, New York, NY—Since 2003, 16 states have enacted legislation requiring insurance companies to provide health insurance coverage … Continue reading

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Characteristics and healthcare costs of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome.

Berger A, Dukes E, Martin S, Edelsberg J, Oster G. Policy Analysis, Inc. (PAI), Brookline, MA, USA. Purpose: To examine the characteristics and healthcare costs of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) patients in clinical practice. Materials and methods: Using a US health-insurance … Continue reading

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Feeling bad in more ways than one: comorbidity patterns of medically unexplained and psychiatric conditions.

1: J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Jun;22(6):818-21 Schur EA, Afari N, Furberg H, Olarte M, Goldberg J, Sullivan PF, Buchwald D. Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA. ellschur@u.washington.edu BACKGROUND: Considerable overlap in symptoms and … Continue reading

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