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#TakeTheMaskOff | My Experience With #FND Seizures via Eve Reiland

#takethemaskoff my experience with #fnd I’m Autistic and disabled. My disability is caused by Functional Neurological Disorder and PTSD. FND is a very misunderstood condition and until recently, lacked hope for help. In spirit of the #TakeTheMaskOff campaign, I’m taking the mask off and sharing what the most difficult part of my daily life literally […]

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An object to be stared at? – Wheelie an academic

A few weeks ago I was taking advantage of the lovely UK heat wave and having a staycation in the Cotswolds. I always try to time holidays and days out when children are at school so that 1) places … Source: An object to be stared at? – Wheelie an academic

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Northern Rail ‘sorry’ over mobility scooter mishap – BBC News

Northern Rail apologises after a disabled passenger is told she may not travel with her mobility scooter. Source: Northern Rail ‘sorry’ over mobility scooter mishap – BBC News

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Let’s Talk Politics | California Healthline

In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call talk about heal… Source: Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Let’s Talk Politics | California Healthline

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For Many College Students, Hunger Can ‘Make It Hard To Focus In Class’ | California Healthline

With rising college costs, up to half of college students’ finances are stretched so tight they report that they were either not getting enough to eat or were worried about it, studies find. An inn… Source: For Many College Students, Hunger Can ‘Make It Hard To Focus In Class’ | California Healthline

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Some Doctors, Patients Balk At Medicare’s ‘Flat Fee’ Payment Proposal | California Healthline

The Trump administration says its plan to overhaul the way Medicare pays doctors will save physicians time and paperwork. But critics worry the changes will hurt patients’ care and doctors… Source: Some Doctors, Patients Balk At Medicare’s ‘Flat Fee’ Payment Proposal | California Healthline

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Missed Visits, Uncontrolled Pain And Fraud: Report Says Hospice Lacks Oversight | California Healthline

A new government watchdog report outlines vulnerabilities in Medicare’s $17 billion hospice program, pointing to inadequate services, inappropriate billing and outright fraud. Source: Missed Visits, Uncontrolled Pain And Fraud: Report Says Hospice Lacks Oversight | California Healthline