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Love, Identity and Disability
Health & Wellness  (tags: Love, Identity, Disability )

- 2281 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% )

- 2660 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 )

- 2740 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 )

- 3294 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 )

- 3651 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 )

- 3840 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 )

- 3853 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 )

- 3949 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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