There's a reason why Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is not taken seriously and it has to do with money. Insurance companies send misinformation to doctors, the media, and the public to stigmatize the disease and the people who have it. As long as the medical community believes that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a pyschosomatic illness, insurance companies can avoid paying billions of dollars in disability claims.
`Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Novel’ exposes the money motive that has stifled research into the illness, that has ruined the lives of millions of people across the globe, three out of four of whom are women.
Follow along as a reporter and village doctor seek answers to why dozens of people have fallen ill with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in their rural, Ohio town. The investigation uncovers how insurance company place operatives on medical committees and panels and release flawed studies to the media to reinforce the psychosomatic aspects of the illness.
The investigation turns violent as the pair get closer to uncovering the truth about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and its link to viruses. Set on horse farms run by tough women, the novel uses extensively researched and verifiable data to prove the role of insurance companies in covering up the true physiological nature of the illness.