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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month, was established in 1948 by Mental Health America (formerly National Association for Mental Health) to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, living with these conditions, and strategies for maintaining mental health and wellness. … Continue reading

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Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19): Reliable Information from Federal and State Resources

During December 2019, a new type of respiratory disease (human coronavirus) first appeared in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Since that time, coronavirus disease 2019 also known as COVID-19 has spread to approximately 104 countries (territories/areas) including the United States. According … Continue reading

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Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-2019): Información confiable de recursos federales y estatales

Durante diciembre de 2019, un nuevo tipo de enfermedad respiratoria (coronavirus humano – en inglés) apareció por primera vez en Wuhan, Provincia Hube, China. Desde entonces, la enfermedad coronavirus 2019, también conocida como COVID-2019, se ha extendido a aproximadamente 104 … Continue reading

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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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