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Dignity for Disabled
Health & Wellness  (tags: changing places, disability, accessibility, dignity )

- 235 days ago -
Ensure Equality of Access to Disabled Toilets For All by Making the Provision of Changing Places Toilets Mandatory in the Buildings Mentioned in BS 8300:2009
Why Disability And Poverty Still Go Hand In Hand 25 Years After Landmark Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: poverty, unemployment, disability, disabilities )

- 946 days ago -
If you have a disability in the U.S., you're twice as likely to be poor as someone without a disability. You're also far more likely to be unemployed. And that gap has widened in the 25 years since the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted.
Paralyzed Man Walks Again After Breakthrough Cell Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, treatment, Paralysis, disability, GoodNews, goodnews )

- 1221 days ago -
This could be a new hope for the disabled everywhere.
Stop Attacking Social Security Disability
Health & Wellness  (tags: Social Security Disability, Congress, NCPSSM, disability, benefits, die yearly )

- 1282 days ago -
Some members of Congress have started attacking Americans with disabilities who receive Social Security benefits. It's incredibly difficult for applicants to qualify for disability benefits thousands die each year waiting for these benefits.
Love, Identity and Disability
Health & Wellness  (tags: Love, Identity, Disability )

- 2225 days ago -
Early this month, the Susan Baer of the Washington Post wrote a wrenching piece about the life of Page and Robert Melton. In 2003, Mr. Melton, a former WP reporter,
Number of Young People in Nursing Homes Rising
Health & Wellness  (tags: nursing home, young residents, inappropriate enviironment, morbid surroundings, trauma, injury, disability, getting out of nursing home, home health care, advocates, young nursing home residents up 22% )

- 2603 days ago -
"It's just a depressing place to live," Martin says. "I'm stuck here. You don't have no privacy at all. People die around you all the time. It starts to really get depressing because all you're seeing is negative, negative, negative."
US Airways: No Solo Flights for the Disabled (Video)
Health & Wellness  (tags: disability, plane, unfair, health, risks, Johnnie Tuitel, safety, fly, flying, treatment, ethics, humans, illness, interesting, news, protection )

- 2684 days ago -
My apologies for posting a 'bad news' post. I am writing to John Nance, one of the-powers-that-be- about this! This is NOT FAIR!
Can We Reverse Aging By Changing How We Think?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, aging, disease, disability, wellness, psychology, intent, intentions )

- 3237 days ago -
Just Say No to Aging? A provocative new book from a Harvard psychologist suggests that changing how we think about our age and health can have dramatic physical benefits.
Disabled Shreveport Girl Hopes To Raise Money For Therapy Dog
Health & Wellness  (tags: dogs, disability, family, therapy animals )

- 3595 days ago -
A furry four-legged therapist could be the answer for a Shreveport family who's daughter is severely disabled.
Revamp Urged for Care of Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Veterans, Iraq, Iraq war, Congress, legislation, healthcare, disability, US troops, Afghanistan, injured, wounded, soldiers, family-assistance, long-term rehab )

- 3783 days ago -
President Bush sent legislation to Congress yesterday to revamp the health-care and disability system for U.S troops wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan by eliminating duplicative bureaucracy and providing more assistance to families dealing with the long-term
FDA Approves Knee-Injury Device for Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: arthritis, joint pain, disability, bone and spine, alternative medicine, treatment )

- 3797 days ago -
COLUMBIA, Mo.- The research team found that the device will significantly improve healing of avascular meniscal tears both biologically and biomechanically, which should lessen the long-term effects of meniscus injuries, including osteoarthritis.
Disability, the Insurance That Is Often Sadly Overlooked
Health & Wellness  (tags: disability, insurance, short term, long term, financial effects, illness )

- 3892 days ago -
...Disability insurance provides partial income replacement so that if someone becomes disabled, they need not dive into savings, sell a home or radically change how they live. Working people are more likely to become disabled than they are to die ....

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