18 October 2006 For Immediate Release National Fibromyalgia Association to be featured on Seattle radio show “Patient Power” to discuss Fibromyalgia SEATTLE, Wash---Lynne Matallana, president and founder of The National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) will be a featured guest on “Patient Power,” a weekly radio show broadcast live on 570 AM KVI and over the Internet at www.patientpower.com this Sunday, October 22 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am Pacific Time. How to Participate Listeners can call in to the show and get their questions answered live on-the air. The live Call-in number is (206) 421-5757 or (888) 312-5757. Questions may also be emailed any time to firstname.lastname@example.org Hosted by Andrew Schorr, a ten-year leukemia survivor, patient educator and patient advocate, “Patient Power” debuted in February 2005 featuring renowned medical experts on topics that include cancer, pain, diabetes, and heart issues, as well as comment from experts in clinical trials and top pharmacists. Listeners to the show this Sunday will also hear from Dr. Andrew Holman of Pacific Rheumatology Associates and a leading rheumatologist dedicated to finding effective therapies for Fibromyalgia. Dr. Holman will discuss the latest news in treatment and ongoing research. Dr. Holman is also a member of the National Fibromyalgia Association’s medical advisory board. Lynne Matallana, President of the NFA will join the latter part of the program to talk about where fibromyalgia patients can get support and proper medical care for their condition. Matallana is also the author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fibromyalgia.” About Patient Power Patient Power features renowned medical experts on topics that include cancer, pain, diabetes, and heart issues, as well as comment from experts in clinical trials and top pharmacists. Patient Power takes questions from callers and internet listeners on topics such as how to find the right doctor, how to advocate effectively, when to get a second opinion from a specialist and how to evaluate one treatment option over another. WHAT: Radio Program: “Patient Power with Andrew Schorr” Seattle: 570 AM KVI or www.patientpower.info/listen.asp WHO (FEATURED GUESTS): Andrew Holman, M.D.: Rheumatologist, Pacific Rheumatology Associates Lynne Matallana: President, National Fibromyalgia Association WHEN: Sunday, October 22, 2006 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Email in questions any time to email@example.com Call in live at (206) 421-5757 or (888) 312-5757 National Fibromyalgia Association 2200 N. Glassell St., Suite A, Orange, CA 92865 Phone: 714.921.0150 Fax: 714.921.6920 www.fmaware.org Copyright © 2006 National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) All rights reserved. No portion of fmaware.org may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form.This site may contain links to websites not administered by the National Fibromyalgia Association. The National Fibromyalgia Association, is not responsible or liable for the accuracy or the content of linked pages. Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners.