Wonder Woman: The Weird, True Story By Sarah Kerr | The New York Review Of Books

Wonder Woman was one of only a few symbols of womanhood who could be considered strong enough to win so big a battle. And she was enjoying a revival in the 1970s. In 1972, Gloria Steinem and the cofounders of Ms. magazine picked Wonder Woman to be the cover girl of its first issue. Ms. even helped publish a book, a culling of feminist-friendly story lines, that for decades was a much-used compilation of the comics early years.
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The Texarkana Phantom Killer: Part 1 – FOX16.com

That’s the equivalent of nearly $77,000 today. False leads were in the hundreds, every one of them followed but yielded no suspects. The only thing they knew for sure is that the attacks happened at night, involved couples and occurred every three weeks. Meaning the next attack would happen on or around May 3rd and that’s exactly what happened. “May 3, 1946 Texarkana, Texas-Arkansas line.” But this time, the attack happened at a dark isolated home just off Highway 67. 37-year-old Virgil Starks was shot and killed while sitting in his easy chair reading the newspaper. The shots fired point blank, through a front window. His wife Katie was shot in the face while trying to call police.
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Jennifer Lopez: I felt ‘abused’ in past relationships | Fox News

Lo describes as, “one of those moments when you’re so scared you can’t even scream. Lopez, 45, adds that mid-panic attack she looked at Benny and her mother and exclaimed, “I don’t think I can be with Marc anymore,” before bursting into tears. The couple, who are parents to 6-year-old twins Max and Esme, announced their divorce one month later. NEWS: Jennifer Lopez Still Believes in Love! Lopez also reveals feeling emotionally abused in past relationships, though she never says in the book who the abuser was. “I’ve never gotten a black eye or a busted lip, but I’ve felt abused in one way or another: mentally, emotionally, verbally,” she writes. “I know what it feels like for your soul to be diminished by the way your loved one is treating you.” Jennifer is currently shooting the newest season of “American Idol,” set to premiere on Jan.
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Nightmares Haunt Swimmer Bitten By Shark | News – Home

A fisherman who used chum to attract sharks to the pier had cut it loose after hooking it but failing to land it, Robles said. Marine biologist Eric Martin told CNN affiliate KABC that it likely was a “response bite” by the juvenile shark and “the swimmer just happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time.” “I thought ‘Oh, my God, this is it, I’m gonna die,” Robles said. But the shark’s bite was not deep, sparing Robles’ ribs and organs, he said. “It wasn’t a full-size bite,” said Capt. Tracy Lizlotte, a lifeguard for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The scars to his psyche may be deeper. Robles, who would swim two miles from the Hermosa Beach pier to the Manhattan Beach pier each Saturday, said he is afraid to go back into the water.
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Fourth fireworks: A nightmare for combat veterans – Washington Times

Dykes feeling completely exhausted, like he was back in combat and under attack, according to the post on an advocacy website for veterans with PTSD and traumatic brain injuries. This year, Mr. Dykes decided to raise awareness in his community by creating a sign to let neighbors know that he was a combat veteran and ask them to be courteous with fireworks. Military with PTSD is joining with Mr. Dykes to raise money to create the signs to distribute to veterans that would like to display them, calling the campaign, An Explosion of Kindness. PHOTOS: Independence Day celebrations: From sea to shining sea Now, similar sign campaigns are springing up in other communities and the message is spreading rapidly on social media. In Las Vegas, Nevada, one woman is hoping to spread that word that fireworks should be reserved for the Fourth of July only, out of respect for veterans with PTSD like her husband. Adriana Copeland told local Fox News reporters that she and her husband Chris now live in fear on the Fourth of July , due to Mr. Copelands severe PTSD.
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Atletico Madrid keeper urges Negredo to follow him to Vicente Calderon | FOX Sports on MSN

With star striker Diego Costa on his way to Chelsea and veteran forward David Villa also leaving this summer, Atletico will need a new-look strikeforce next season as they attempt to defend their first La Liga title in almost 20 years. The likes of Mario Mandzukic, Romelu Lukaku and Jackson Martinez have all been touted as possible signings, but it is Manchester City striker Negredo – who has also been linked with Atletico – that Moya would most like to see brought in. “On a personal level, among all of them, I can say that he is my preferred choice, the ideal one, especially because I know him. He’s Spanish and I like him a lot,” said Moya, who also admitted any of the other forwards mentioned would be welcome additions as well. “But if we’re talking about Mandzukic, Jackson or Lukaku, they are also among the top 20 strikers in the world.” Which big name stars could be on the move? Find out with the latest Rumor Mill. As well as Costa and Villa, Atletico could also lose several more of the side that won the Primera Division and reached the final of the Champions League, with Thibaut Courtois, Tiago, Filipe Luis and Joao Miranda all having left the club or the subject of transfer speculation. Former Getafe , Valencia and Real Mallorca custodian Moya, who has been brought in to help cover the loss of Courtois as the Belgium international returns to parent club Chelsea, has urged the Atletico fans not to panic, though.
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Fireworks Can Trigger Panic Attacks For Combat Veterans And Sold – Wtvm.com-columbus, Ga News Weather & Sports

“Fireworks sound similar to gunfire,” Rhodes explained. “So when veterans with PTSD hear fireworks and other loud noises like doors slamming or any unexpected sudden noises, negative memories and fear are triggered. Once it starts, anything can happen.” Mark Strunk with Pastoral Institute said loud noises like fireworks can indeed trigger fear and unwanted memories for veterans and soldiers with PTSD. “When you expect something, you’re not going to get easily frightened by it,” Strunk said. “You know it’s going to happen. So when veterans see fireworks, they feel patriotic like the rest of us. However, I think the biggest factor is the unexpected portion.
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26 Fukuoka schoolgirls fall ill; panic attack suspected | The Japan Times

Evasion will do no good in that situation, doctor. You cant expect that to change without self-motivated action. If the anxiety is based on what others will think when some situation has arisen or some rumor has been spread, then one has no direct control over the thoughts of others and ones inner-state tends to destabilize. People who feel and exercise less control over their own life are more likely to experience dissociation, and once that has been affected, what is now called conversion disorder (although I do not consider it a disorder in the sense of something that simply happens to you) can take hold. People like that are then more vulnerable to mass hysteria. The remedy is to challenge the underlying premise: that one has, ultimately, chosen to elevate the minds and judgement of others over ones own independent judgement. In other words, ones attempt to grasp the groups barometer, or the other persons judgment, and conform to it.
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Panic Disorder and Anxiety – EverydayHealth.com

I would say that panic disorder represents an extreme version of what I call the universal anxiety that people have,” said Charles Goodstein, MD, a clinical professor of psychiatry at New York University Langone Medical Center. Panic disorder shows generally the true inability to defend oneself against that kind of universal anxiety. It’s anxiety to the Nth degree.” Panic disorder is usually described as people having particular responses to certain kinds of events or circumstances in which they feel extreme anxiety and physical symptoms, said Dr. Goodstein. People with panic disorder often think that they are dying, having a heart attack, or are going crazy. And the physical symptoms often look like a serious health problem and should be evaluated, according to Goodstein. “The classic panic disorder presentation is the patient who arrives in an emergency room with chest pain,” said Goodstein.
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Critters Corner: Puggle Has Panic Attacks – Antoniotti – Ohio

I think it is interesting that Tums helps stop an event in its tracks. However, have you ever given something else at the start of an event even something benign, such as a treat? Did it alter the course of the episode? If you have not tried giving other things, I would ask you to do so and log its effect. Although it appears that Tums helps, if nothing else were ever tried then we can only say eating something stopped the behavior, not that eating Tums stops the problem. Now lets say that the Tums turns out to be the only thing that stops the events from progressing. I would say that the behavior appears to be gastrointestinal in origin and needs a further diagnostic work-up. I know that your dog is very nervous of the veterinary clinic and it is viewed as a scary place.
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Panic Disorder: Causes & Treatment for Panic Attacks | LiveScience

However, it doesnt have to be a significant event to plant the seed of a panic attack. A fairly routine visitor to the doctor as a child, for example, can spark a life-long fear of all medical professionals. Symptoms of panic disorder Many people who suffer from panic disorder use similar phrases when describing an incident it feels as if you are out of control and having a heart attack. Other physical signs include profuse sweating, heavy or labored breathing, pounding or racing heart that can cause chest pain, weakness or dizziness, numbness or tingling in the hands or other extremities, a feeling hot or a cold chill, tingly or numb hands and stomach pain. While some people can identify their triggers for a panic attack, they often come on suddenly. One of the biggest sources of panic is the fear of having another attack.
Source: Panic Disorder: Causes & Treatment for Panic Attacks | LiveScience

Journal Online – Mass ‘panic attack’ in Japan

Two other students in the class fell into a similar state soon afterward, followed by students from other classes who came to check on the incident. Some of the students turned pale, though the exact cause of their sickness was not known. The school let the 26 students go home and canceled all classes later in the day. It remained closed on Tuesday as well, an official said. We dont know why such an incident happened, but we need to take good care of the students. Ill talk to them more to find out what happened, said Vice Principal Shigemitsu Mori. Twitter and other social media were abuzz with unfounded rumors of the students becoming possessed with evil spirits, the Nishinippon Shimbun reported Tuesday. The students got well soon afterward, according to the paper.
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Boko Haram: Panic In Abuja Over Increasing Attacks

Another resident, Lambert Godwin, called for a review of the security strategy on the insurgency, noting that the checkpoints have failed to improve the security of lives and property in the FCT. According to him, terrorists have been able to beat the checkpoints to launch three attacks in Abuja. To the Secretary-General, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Adeniyi Yusuf, the traffic caused by checkpoints in the FCT were affecting the operations of commercial buses. He, however, described the traffic as necessary to check terrorists from carrying out further attacks on the city. The Head, Marketing Communication, Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company Limited, Tunde Akintola, explained that the growing traffic gridlock in Abuja had affected the operations of the firm. According to him, it takes two hours for AUMTCL buses to move from Nyanya to Berger bus stop, a trip that ordinarily takes about 20 minutes.
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Fireworks can trigger panic attacks for combat veterans and sold – WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

However, without the correct preparation, the food you eat this weekend could contain a food borne illness. More >> Updated: Saturday, July 5 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-07-05 19:24:06 GMT The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) of El Paso announces the arrest of Thomas Gary Brown and Teddy Joe Johnston, both from Georgia, as part of a seizure of more than 200 pounds of marijuana. More >> The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) of El Paso announces the arrest of Thomas Gary Brown and Teddy Joe Johnston, both from Georgia, as part of a seizure of more than 200 pounds of marijuana. More >> COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Each year, Fourth of July fireworks celebrate America’s freedom. But for many who have fought for that freedom, the very same fireworks can cause major anxiety, especially if the sound is unexpected. According to the Veterans and PTSD website, over 2.3 million American veterans served in Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and at least 20 percent of these veterans struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or depression. “It can really take a whole day.
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Panic Attacks – Overnights – (ABC)

Search Overnights Listen Listen again Now you can listen to to the most recent show at any time of the day or night! Here you can listen to the previous program in Windows Media Format or Real Player Format. 5am to 6am AEST The audio streams may sometimes be interrupted for legal reasons, or when the local radio station is broadcasting material for which we do not have the online rights, for example, the cricket or the Olympics. To listen online, you’ll need the Real Audio or the Windows Media player installed on your computer. You can download the players free from the Real Audio website (please note that you only need the Free RealOne Player — you don’t have to purchase RealOne premium), or the Windows Media Player website.
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Boko Haram: Panic In Abuja Over Increasing Attacks

Another resident, Lambert Godwin, called for a review of the security strategy on the insurgency, noting that the checkpoints have failed to improve the security of lives and property in the FCT. According to him, terrorists have been able to beat the checkpoints to launch three attacks in Abuja. To the Secretary-General, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Adeniyi Yusuf, the traffic caused by checkpoints in the FCT were affecting the operations of commercial buses. He, however, described the traffic as necessary to check terrorists from carrying out further attacks on the city. The Head, Marketing Communication, Abuja Urban Mass Transport Company Limited, Tunde Akintola, explained that the growing traffic gridlock in Abuja had affected the operations of the firm. According to him, it takes two hours for AUMTCL buses to move from Nyanya to Berger bus stop, a trip that ordinarily takes about 20 minutes.
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Fireworks can trigger panic attacks for combat veterans and sold – WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

However, without the correct preparation, the food you eat this weekend could contain a food borne illness. More >> Updated: Saturday, July 5 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-07-05 19:24:06 GMT The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) of El Paso announces the arrest of Thomas Gary Brown and Teddy Joe Johnston, both from Georgia, as part of a seizure of more than 200 pounds of marijuana. More >> The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) of El Paso announces the arrest of Thomas Gary Brown and Teddy Joe Johnston, both from Georgia, as part of a seizure of more than 200 pounds of marijuana. More >> COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Each year, Fourth of July fireworks celebrate America’s freedom. But for many who have fought for that freedom, the very same fireworks can cause major anxiety, especially if the sound is unexpected. According to the Veterans and PTSD website, over 2.3 million American veterans served in Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and at least 20 percent of these veterans struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or depression. “It can really take a whole day.
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Panic Attacks – Overnights – (ABC)

Search Overnights Listen Listen again Now you can listen to to the most recent show at any time of the day or night! Here you can listen to the previous program in Windows Media Format or Real Player Format. 5am to 6am AEST The audio streams may sometimes be interrupted for legal reasons, or when the local radio station is broadcasting material for which we do not have the online rights, for example, the cricket or the Olympics. To listen online, you’ll need the Real Audio or the Windows Media player installed on your computer. You can download the players free from the Real Audio website (please note that you only need the Free RealOne Player — you don’t have to purchase RealOne premium), or the Windows Media Player website.
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Opinion: Ex-cnn Reporter: My Struggle With Panic Attacks – Cnn.com

Search Overnights Listen Listen again Now you can listen to to the most recent show at any time of the day or night! Here you can listen to the previous program in Windows Media Format or Real Player Format. 5am to 6am AEST The audio streams may sometimes be interrupted for legal reasons, or when the local radio station is broadcasting material for which we do not have the online rights, for example, the cricket or the Olympics. To listen online, you’ll need the Real Audio or the Windows Media player installed on your computer. You can download the players free from the Real Audio website (please note that you only need the Free RealOne Player — you don’t have to purchase RealOne premium), or the Windows Media Player website.
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Critters Corner: Puggle has panic attacks – Antoniotti – Ohio

Is your dog responsive to touching and being talked to? If he knows some cued behaviors/commands, can he respond to them at the start of these events or at any time during them? The answers to these questions and many more are things that your veterinarian will want to know. The easiest way to answer them is to keep a log of episodes. It helps to gather data for an intervention by a professional and for a veterinarian to use to as an aide in establishing a diagnosis. I think it is interesting that Tums helps stop an event in its tracks. However, have you ever given something else at the start of an event even something benign, such as a treat? Did it alter the course of the episode?
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