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Julie Flygare Narcolepsy Not Alone Honda Ad Pulled Apology Issued to Narcolepsy Community We did it

WE DID IT! Thank you for supporting the petition asking Honda to remove the inaccurate “Synth and Seattleites” ad stating people with narcolepsy shouldn’t drive and to dedicate resources toward truthful awareness. We collected over 2,100 signatures in 36 hours! Late last night, we saw our first sign of response. The ad’s YouTube video (http://youtu.be/rC-zopOGVOI) became PRIVATE so [...]

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Honda is “Fit For You” – Unless You Have NarcolepsyHonda Fit Ad Implies People with Narcolepsy are Not Fit to Drive As a leading narcolepsy spokesperson and award-winning author of “Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy”, please join me in requesting that Honda please remove the “Synth and Seattleites” (http://youtu.be/rC-zopOGVOI ) advertisement promoting [...]

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I’m on PubMed! I’m thrilled to announce that the American Journal of Medicine accepted my article for publication, Flygare J, Parthasarathy S, Narcolepsy: Let the Patient’s Voice Awaken Us!, The American Journal of Medicine (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.05.037. I was honored to collaborate with Dr. Sai Parthasarathy, MD on this article. Dr. Parthasarathy is Associate Professor of Medicine [...]

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Last week, I traveled to the Dominican Republic on vacation with my boyfriend. Knowing the Dominican Republic was not yet included in the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign, I was SO excited to personally add the 38th country to our amazing international photo series. In a rush to pack, I forgot my NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE paper [...]

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Project Sleep Intro Video New Logo Unveil Sleep Awareness Sleep Disorders Julie Flygare Founder

As founder of Project Sleep, I’m thrilled to unveil our beautiful new logo in this introductory video: Thank you for celebrating this exciting step forward with Project Sleep! Our new website is on its way soon along with other announcements and events. A big thank you to Alex Withrow for his amazing photography and video production.  Please [...]

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Narcolepsy on The Doctors Show

by julie on May 21, 2014

The Doctors Show Narcolepsy Narcoleptic Sleep Disorder Sleepy Julie Flygare Narcolepsy Blog Wide Awake and Dreaming Memoir Narcolepsy Spokesperson

On Thursday, May 22, 2014, narcolepsy will be featured on The Doctors Show. Please check for local listings here. As a narcolepsy spokesperson and author of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy, I’m so thrilled that the Doctors Show will highlight narcolepsy on TV. Thank you to my brave and beautiful friend and co-advocate, [...]

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Narcolepsy Not Alone Narcolepsy Awareness Campaign Julie Flygare Valencia Blake NBC News WRCB tv Chattanooga The Doctors Show Narcolepsy Blog Awareness

NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE is on the news! I’m thrilled to share that NBC News Channel 3 WRCB in Chattanooga, TN featured the NNA campaign in a terrific segment with my friend and fellow advocate, Valencia Blake. WATCH HERE. The segment beautifully describes the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign as a nationwide effort to reach people with [...]

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The NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign is thrilled to unveil this beautiful new design by April-Scarlett Lee. Show your campaign pride while supporting a great cause. Order today: www.booster.com/NarcolepsyNotAlone Upon seeing April-Scarlett’s artistic contributions to the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign, I asked her if she would team up with me to create an official campaign design. She [...]

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Narcolepsy Presenter Narcoleptic Speaker Spokesperson Julie Flygare Cataplexy Living with Narcolepsy Presentation Wide Awake and Dreaming USC 2

On April 22, 2014, I had the honor of speaking at USC to future med-students and neurologists. I was invited by the Neuroscience Interaxon group, an undergraduate outreach program that teaches elementary, middle, and high school students neuroscience lessons, in an effort to spark interest in the sciences for higher education. Most Interaxon members plan [...]

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The Jack and Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship is delighted to announce that two recipients of the inaugural scholarship 2014 are Kendra Larrabee and Jacob Zeiher. We are thrilled to award both Kendra and Jacob a $1,000 scholarship toward their college education. The Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship is the first-ever scholarship supporting students with narcolepsy while also [...]

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