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Monday, April 2, 2012
News Article

J.B. Holmes finished in a four-way tie for eighth place on Sunday at the 2012 Shell Houston Open in Humble, Texas. Holmes, who had surgery for Chiari on Sept. 1, shot an 11-under 277 to earn $168,000. Hunter Mahan won the tournament with a 16-under 272. READ FULL ARTICLE (INCLUDES LINK TO LEADERBOARD)

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Monday, April 2, 2012
News Article

The Oakland Raiders traded offensive tackle Bruce Campbell to the Carolina Panthers on Friday for running back Mike Goodson. Campbell, who has Chiari, rarely saw action in his two years in Oakland. READ FULL ARTICLE and SEE VIDEO (bottom row, see surgery scar at 1:22)

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Friday, March 30, 2012
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Jill is 21 years old and a former competitive gymnast. In addition to Chiari 0, she also has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and several other health problems. To learn more about her journey, CLICK HERE TO READ HER BLOG.

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Friday, March 30, 2012
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Chiari 0 is basically Chiari I, but the cerebellar tonsils herniate less than 5 mm. For example, Jill, the 21-year-old woman that we reported on earlier today, has a 3 mm herniation.   

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
News Article

This is a very interesting article about Julie Woods, a woman in the U.K. that suffers from Chiari. Please remember that Chiari can not be cured. Decompression surgery has significantly improved some, but it is always a dark cloud that hangs over you. READ FULL ARTICLE


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Monday, March 26, 2012
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A Missouri woman, whose headaches started when she was a girl, writes about her Chiari journey. "Chiari symptoms are like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get," she said. READ FULL ARTICLE

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Monday, March 26, 2012
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Many adult Chiarians take prescription medication, but are they safely keeping it away from their children? This is a big problem in the general U.S. population. Each day roughly four school busloads of children – about 165 young kids – are seen in emergency rooms after getting into medications. READ FULL ARTICLE

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Friday, March 23, 2012
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Dr. Manny Alvarez writes about some of the most effective natural stress reducers. READ FULL ARTICLE

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Friday, March 23, 2012
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Everybody suffers from stress. Among of the things people do when stressed are overeating or eating unhealthy foods. Dr. Michelle Bailey writes about stress-management strategies that don't require food. READ FULL ARTICLE

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012
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Lisa Klok, a 25-year-old woman with Chiari, lived with severe headaches for 18 years (since age six) before she was finally diagnosed. "By the summer of 2008, I was spending four nights a week in the emergency room due to the pain," Klok said. "I had no life, no hope, and any money I made from my job went to ER co-pays." READ FULL ARTICLE

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