USA TODAY: Black crime victims with records get little aid

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3 Revolutionary Epilepsy Watches!

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They’re, attractive, efficient and a boon to the monitor market.

Meet the Smart Watches…

SUMMARY:

Apple SeizAlarm — A user-friendly iPhone and Apple Watch app which allow those with epilepsy and other seizure disorders to alert emergency contacts automatically when seizure-like motion is detected or manually if they need immediate help or think they might need help soon. Detects seizure-like motion, requests immediate help, seizure monitoring control, GPS location tracking, and event log tracking. Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Price: No cost for the app itself. Costs include the Apple device itself + $6.99/month or $69.99/year subscription for seizure detection and the help request service.

Without the “ALERTS” subscription, users will be able to log seizures manually but will not be able to send help requests. http://seizalarm.com/

EmbraceCreated to track your activity, stress and overall body balance, enabling people who live with…

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Are you a Parentified Child?

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By David Joel Miller.

If you are a Parentified Child how do you ever finish growing up?

An icon illustrating a parent and child An icon illustrating a parent and child (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Some children grow up way too young. Are you one of those people?  Did you take on roles that were far too adult for your age? Parentified children begin to act like adults before they ever have the chance to be kids. This causes them problems later in life.

If you came from a dysfunctional home, and there are lots of different types of dysfunctional homes, you may have been cast in the role of parent for your mother or father. They played the child role; you tried to be the responsible adult. You made their food, cleaned the house and may have cared for your siblings. You may have had to call their bosses or make excuses for them when they were…

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Hate spreads in Trump’s America: “We need to root out white supremacy just like the cancer it is”

Salon talks to Arjun Singh Sethi about helping hate crime victims speak out in his new book “American Hate”

Source: Hate spreads in Trump’s America: “We need to root out white supremacy just like the cancer it is”

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Damaged Goods

Epilepsy Talk

There’s something liberating in being expected to fail. No expectations, no explanations.

After all, “you’ll never amount to anything,” you’re damaged goods.

So you’re free to fall on your face. Or reach for the stars. I did both.

When I didn’t make friends, it was expected. Who would want to hang out with me?

I flunked out of Science and French. No big deal.

I was awarded first place in a writing competition. And I had to read my essay in front of the governor! Everyone was stunned.

Boys headed for the hills after just one date. “Well what did you expect?”

I jumped off the roof at college. “Poor thing. You’re a sick girl.”

Then I graduated from college Magna Cum Laude. They couldn’t believe it.

I keeled over at work. “See? We told you that you couldn’t hold a job.”

Then I got the job of my dreams.

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Gossiping Is Good – The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/07/gossip-is-good/561737/

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Gun-loving Iceland hasn’t had a shooting murder in more than a decade

Gun-loving Iceland hasn’t had a shooting murder in more than a decade https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/iceland-gun-loving-country-no-shooting-murders-2007-n872726

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