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¿Qué es la diabetes?

Según el Instituto Nacional sobre la Diabetes y Enfermedades Digestivas y del Riñón (NIDDK por sus siglas en inglés), la diabetes ocurre cuando su nivel de azúcar en la sangre, también conocido como glucosa del a sangre, es demasiado alto. … Continue reading

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Falling in Love is Great! Falling in the Tub, Not So Much!

Every year, one out of three older adults trips, slips, slides, or loses their balance and experiences a fall. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that falls and fall-related injuries result in nearly $34 billion … Continue reading

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Artritis y Envejecimiento – Asesoramiento gratuito en español en el Instituto Nacional sobre el Envejecimiento y los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades

Muchos adultos mayores experimentan al menos un tipo de artritis. Ya se trate de la osteoartritis, gota, o artritis reumatoide, hable con su médico acerca de la artritis si usted está experimentando dolor o sensibilidad continuo de la articulación,  hinchazón … Continue reading

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Arthritis and Aging – Free Advice in Spanish from the National Institute on Aging and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many older adults experience at least one type of arthritis. Whether it is osteoarthritis, gout, or rheumatoid arthritis, talk to your doctor about arthritis if you are experiencing ongoing joint pain or tenderness, joint swelling, joint stiffness, problems using or … Continue reading

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April is National Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month gives everyone the opportunity to raise awareness about health and health care disparities that affect minorities and to demonstrate efforts to advance health equity. For the Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the US Department of … Continue reading

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Abril es el Mes Nacional de la Salud de las Minorías

El Mes Nacional de la Salud de las Minorías da a todos la oportunidad de crear conciencia sobre las disparidades de salud y atención de salud que afectan a las minorías y para demostrar los esfuerzos para avanzar la equidad … Continue reading

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2014 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium Released!

On December 3rd, the 2014 Compendium of Disability Statistics release and the Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable meeting was held at the Washington Center, Blinken Auditorium in Washington, D.C. The sixth annual Compendium release brought together disability stakeholders and researchers (in-person and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 19 – Friday, May 23

Human Interest: How a brain treatment for OCD turned a man into a Johnny Cash fanatic (The Washington Post) “A case of musical preference for Johnny Cash following deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens,” published in the May issue … Continue reading

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2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics Released

On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 the NIDRR-funded RRTCs on Disability Statistics and Demographics, and Employment Policy and Measurement in association with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) released the 2013 Annual Compendium on Disability Statistics.  This year marked … Continue reading

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) is a collaboration of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies working together to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, … Continue reading

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