Archive for the ‘TV Shows’ Category

“Grey’s Anatomy” Ehlers-Danlos Episode

Posted on October 24, 2016

BY Kaytlyn Leslie of the Tribune News. Watch this video about the EDS patient who inspired the Ehlers-Danlos portrayal in the Oct. 13 episode of the TV show “Grey’s Anatomy”. Olivia Herzoff, 19, has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a rare connective tissue disorder that gives her constant pain and a range of related medical issues. An Oct. […]

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Ehlers-Danlos Will Not Keep Him From Trying to Win The Voice

Posted on July 25, 2016

by Beatrice Credi “I would love to have seen the joy in your heart and have seen the hope of the first time in your eyes.” These sweet words were written by Benjamin Arasl, an adolescent in France who, through his song, tells the story of the love that he hoped to be able to […]

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May is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month

Posted on April 4, 2016

This month is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome awareness month. It’s a connective tissue disorder with no cure. Dr. Rob is “in the house” to give us details on how we can help those suffering from this often-painful condition. Andrea Julian, a leader of the Dayton Ohio EDS Support Group is interviewed. Click here for the Dayton, Ohio EDS […]

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The Reality of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on December 1, 2015

After 22 years looking for answers, Kara LaFache has finally been diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Watch this video TV news report, which brings awareness to the multi-systemic and disabling aspects of EDS. Spread awareness yourself with these EDS Awareness materials! By Skyler Srivastava – UTICA, NY – Characterized by a lack of awareness and mis-diagnosis, […]

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TV Character with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome becoming a Mother on Coronation Street

Posted on July 28, 2014

“Coronation Street” is a important TV program for EDS awareness in the UK. A new storyline depicts the character “Izzy” as a newly-pregnant woman with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.  This will help the public understand EDS issues that may be encountered during pregnancy. Gary Windass is now over the moon at the prospect of becoming a father on Coronation Street. And life is pretty […]

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome? More Claims of “Child Abuse” Emerge

Posted on January 10, 2014

If you have been following the story about the Huber’s being arrested for child abuse you can relate to this new story in North Texas of undiagnosed bone fractures resulting in a criminal or child custody case. by JANET ST. JAMES DALLAS — “Cell phone video is the only way Darlyn Harrell and Adam Bonham can […]

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TV Show Features Real Character With EDS

Posted on May 30, 2013

The British TV show, “Coronation Street”,  gives Cherylee Houston a platform for EDS awareness, and expands public understanding of how EDS affects everyday life. “Coronation Street star Cherylee Houston has praised soap bosses for giving her a “real” character. The 38-year-old, who has been in a wheelchair since being diagnosed with the rare tissue disorder […]

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