There has been a longstanding connection between brain damage and fibromyalgia, but it is an area of both disorders that has come back to the forefront of research. Recent news articles about patients with undetected brain injuries being misdiagnosed with fibromyalgia, and patients with fibromyalgia being diagnosed with brain damage as a result of the fibro are giving rise to new questions about diagnosis and treatment.
Smokescreen by rjth. The recent news about the lack of privacy and the ensuing idea of censoring oneself while messaging online made me consider the creation of an alternative that provides more privacy in written online communication.
I really like to get my students connecting what we are learning in class with the real world. This creates engagement and further answers the question I addressed prior of “Why are we learning this? We will never use it in real life”. One way that I do this is by getting them to review different types of news articles which relate directly to the curriculum. To that end I have created this free page which indexes recent news articles which I have used in my classroom.