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Woodman Tower Lights Up for May EDS Awareness Month

Posted on May 16, 2017

By MICHAEL LYON • MAY 15, 2017 The Woodmen Tower  in Omaha, NE, was lit up in black and white “zebra” stripes Monday night, 5/15 for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Awareness Month, which takes place in May. EDS is a neglected and misunderstood disorder in medicine and is usually misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all. It’s […]

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What Does this Logo Mean?

Posted on May 4, 2017

Have you ever looked at logos and considered that they may have a hidden meaning or inspiration behind their creation? Our favorite brands may hold hidden messages behind the fancy artwork. To uncover the meaning embedded in the EDS Awareness logo, we asked John Ferman, the co-founder of EDS Awareness (Chronic Pain Partners). Introduction John […]

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Kristin Means Discusses Her Journey with EDS

Posted on May 4, 2017

Many Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) experts believe that its prevelance is higher than once thought. Estimates range from 1 in 500 to 1 in 100.   Dr. Fraser C. Henderson, Sr., MD, comments in this video that “1 in 10 Americans have hypermobility connective tissue disorders. That’s 30 million people – and we don’t know exactly […]

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May 2017 EDS Awareness Month

Posted on April 29, 2017

Every chronic illness and issue has an awareness month, and May happens to be the month for Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes Awareness. So prepare to promote with lots of awareness activities, articles and Facebook posts with your support group members, friends or family. If you don’t have a local group contact us to get one set up with […]

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The ShinDig Fine Art & Graphic Design Senior Exhibition

Posted on April 28, 2017

Artist, Brie Dadich, shares her photography and documentary film about people living with EDS in hopes of raising awareness. It also comments on the frustrations and wisdom discovered as the zebras in focus adapt their lifestyles to remain positive while living with an invisible illness. The 2017 Fine Art & Graphic Design Senior Exhibition, also […]

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