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Radical prescription: A Birmingham doctor breaks ranks to treat chronic fatigue syndrome as a real disease.

By Jackie Headapohl

Published: 4/28/1999

Types: Culture, Health & science

In years past, doctors scoffed at washing their hands before surgery, prescribed vaginal douches for birth control, and made stomach ulcers synonymous with stress. Today, minor cuts get a scrubbing, contraception is a science, and antibiotics are used to...[MORE]