This Paralyzed Surfer Is Ending His Career With an Epic Adventure
Rodale Inc. Jay Liesener is hanging up his wetsuit after defying his disability for years Jay Liesener grew up with a love for surfing. When he was seven, he rode his first...
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'It's completely disgusting': Locked gate leaves family out of school community
This school gate has triggered a bitter dispute. It's the only designated disability access to University Park Primary School and it's padlocked.
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When Your Child With Disabilities Starts School
Sending your child of to school for the first time is hard for any parent. Suddenly, they will be spending more time at school with their teachers and classmates than with you...
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Target's New Sensory-Friendly Clothing Line Is AWESOME
Target aims to “Design For All” If you have a sensory-sensitive child, you know what hell shopping for clothes can be: “No. It has a tag.” “What if I cut the tag out?” “No, it...
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People Age Better If They Have a Purpose In Life
Having a purpose in life may help people maintain their function and independence as they age, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry . People in the study who...
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Lithium superior to divalproex for mania in geriatric bipolar I disorder
Lithium and divalproex were both well-tolerated and effective for mania in older adults with bipolar I disorder; however, lithium was associated with greater reduction in mania...
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Medicaid Expansion And State Trends In Supplemental Security Income Program Participation
The Affordable Care Act made low-income nonelderly adults eligible for Medicaid in 2014 without requiring them to obtain disabled status through the Supplemental Security...
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'Scared mom to death': Charlottesville driver's disabled mother called police on him twice
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Lawmaker seeks probe after AP reveals maggots in NY facility
AP Exclusive: A New York state lawmaker is seeking a federal investigation into facilities for the disabled after an Associated Press story revealed that a man was infested...
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'You get your sails up and it's magic': Sailors with Disabilities marks 20th journey
Over the last two decades, Sailors with DisABILITIES has broken the world record for circumnavigating Australia, had teams compete in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race and helped...
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We May One Day Be Able To Detect Cancer With A Simple Blood Test
An experimental blood test was able to predict early-stage cancer in more than half of patients with the disease.
Older Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers Differ in Assessment of Physical...
Differences in assessment of physical abilities between patients and caregivers were associated with greater caregiver burden.
Women are attracted to men who eat a lot of vegetables
Researchers at Macquarie University in Australia strengthened the link between scent and attraction and showed that a man's diet can make him smell more or less desirable to women.
Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier?
Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer , Laboratory Tests
Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year from Asthma, COPD
In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma , COPD , International Health
Walnuts Make You Less Hungry And More Full
Walnuts activate a part of the brain known as the right insula and increase the activity, which helps in decreasing the hunger and cravings of an individual.
New, Rapid and Inexpensive Test for Zika Virus Detection
New method of Zika virus detection developed using viral proteins attached to gold nanoparticles.
Multicolor MRIs Developed Improve Disease Detection
MRI capabilities have been elevated with the new imaging method. The MRI is now available in multicolors, which aids in detecting multiple diseases at once.
Junk food increases risk of cancer in women
Women who eat junk food such as burgers or pizza are increasing their risk of cancer even if they're not overweight, new research by the University of Arizona has warned.
New Strategy That Treats Aggressive Lung Cancer Discovered
Lung cancer is fast growing and a novel therapeutic strategy to treat an aggressive subgroup of lung cancer has been discovered to treat lung cancer patients.