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Hitting the Road for the Holidays? Plan Ahead for a Less Stressful Trip

According to the American Automobile Association, otherwise known as AAA, over 55 million travelers are taking to the roads and the skies this Thanksgiving holiday, among them approximately 12.6 percent (almost 7 million) travelers with disabilities (https://newsroom.aaa.com/tag/thanksgiving-travel-forecast).  The majority of … Continue reading

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Domestic violence or intimate partner violence affects millions of men and women across all races, ethnicities, cultures, or religious affiliations each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Intimate … Continue reading

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Octubre es el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Violencia Doméstica

Octubre es el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Violencia Doméstica (en inglés). La violencia doméstica o la violencia de pareja íntima (VPI) afecta a millones de hombres y mujeres de todas las razas, grupos étnicos, culturas, o afiliaciones religiosas … Continue reading

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Focus on Public Health:  Importance of health screenings for people with disabilities

The first week of April was National Public Health Week, and the American Public Health Association (APHA) and its various partners came together to celebrate and advocate for public health.  This year’s overarching theme was “Creating the Healthiest Nation 2030:  … Continue reading

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Enfoque en la salud pública: La importancia de los exámenes de salud para personas con discapacidades

La primera semana de abril fue la Semana Nacional de Salud Pública (en inglés), y la Asociación Estadounidense de Salud Pública (APHA, por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) y sus diversos socios se reunieron para celebrarl y defender la … Continue reading

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Living with MS:  Whatever it Takes

March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Education and Awareness Month.  And in honor of the awareness month and week the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) launched a year-long campaign, “Whatever it Takes,” to increase awareness of MS and the realities of … Continue reading

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Vivir con EM: Cueste lo que cueste

Marzo es el Mes de la Educación y Concientización sobre la Esclerosis Múltiple (EM) (en inglés). Y en honor al mes y la semana, la Sociedad Nacional de Esclerosis Múltiple (NMSS, por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) lanzó una … Continue reading

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March is National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Education and Awareness Month.  MS has been in the recent news with actress Selma Blair opening up about her struggles with MS, including the challenge of getting an accurate diagnosis, and appearing in public at … Continue reading

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Marzo es el Mes Nacional de Educación y Concientizaciên sobre la Esclerosis Múltiple

Marzo es el Mes de la Educación y la Concientización sobre la Esclersosis Múltiple (EM) (en inglés). La EM ha estado en las noticias recientes con la actriz Selma Blair, que habla sobre sus problemas con la EM, incluyendo el … Continue reading

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Maintaining Mental Health When Dealing with Arthritis

May is Arthritis Awareness and Mental Health Awareness Month.  As an individual living with arthritis and other chronic health conditions it may be hard to remain upbeat, take care of one’s body mind and body, and handle everyday stressors (i.e., … Continue reading

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