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Devil Doll Return After More Than a Decade with ‘Lover & a Fighter,’ New Single “Purse Whiskey” « American Songwriter

When Colleen Duffy woke up partially paralyzed back in July 2014, she knew things would never be the same. Wheelchair-bound at first, the Devil Doll singer returned to her hometown of Cleveland for medical attention, spending the next few months moving from tests and procedures, and receiving multiple diagnosis, before learning the main culprit of […]

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The mass migration to online learning is leaving disabled students behind

Rachel, an undergraduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was actually considering online classes last year before COVID-19 forced many students into online learning. Rachel, who asked to remain anonymous for her safety, has a connective tissue disorder called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome that affects everything in her body that’s made out of collagen and causes damage to […]

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Local News: Summer Fogle: Living with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (12/31/19) | Nevada Daily Mail

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment in a two-part series. “What is Christmas really about these days?” Summer Fogle asked in a recent interview. “Do we all celebrate as a family surrounded by all the sights, smells, and sounds of Christmas with everything picture perfect like in the books that tell you how to […]

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South Mississippi girl walks the ‘blue carpet’ at Star Wars premiere

The stars aligned last week for Addisyn Richards, who was invited to Hollywood to attend the world premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Source: South Mississippi girl walks the ‘blue carpet’ at Star Wars premiere

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Renowned Toronto pain doctor Allan Gordon charged with sexually assaulting five patients – The Globe and Mail

Allan Gordon, 75, was arrested on Friday. Police expressed concern there may be more victims Source: Renowned Toronto pain doctor Allan Gordon charged with sexually assaulting five patients – The Globe and Mail

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Vascular EDS Can Present with Atypical Headaches, Report Suggests

Atypical headaches caused by damage to the carotid artery can be the only initial symptom of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), a case report suggests. Source: Vascular EDS Can Present with Atypical Headaches, Report Suggests

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Miss America Winner Camille Schrier: 5 Things to Know About Her

Miss Virginia Camille Schrier was crowned Miss America 2020 on Thursday, December 19 — here are five things to know about the winner …   3. She has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Schrier was diagnosed with the rare condition, which affects connective tissues supporting the skin, bones and blood vessels, at age 11. She told VCU School […]