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What is Climate Change and How Does It Affect People with Disabilities?
According to the United Nations (UN), climate change “refers to long-term shifts in temperature and weather patterns.” These changes in temperature and weather patterns may be natural. The shifts in weather patterns and temperature may also be man-made. These changes … Continue reading
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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Celebrating Fibromyalgia Awareness Day! Your Voice Matters!
May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. This year’s theme is “Your Voice Matters.” Fibromyalgia (FM) also known as fibromyalgia syndrome, fibromyositis, and fibrositis, is one of the most common chronic pain conditions. The disorder affects an estimated 10 million people … Continue reading
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Fibromyalgia Awareness Day is May 12th, 2013!
National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day takes place on May 12th, 2013 as part of National Fibromyalgia Awareness Month. According to the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA), “Fibromyalgia (pronounced fy-bro-my-AL-ja) is a common and complex chronic pain disorder that affects … Continue reading
May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day!
On Saturday the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association is sponsoring the National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day theme “Make Fibromyalgia Visible” in coordination with the Walk to CURE FM an element of the Campaign for Understanding, Research & Education of Fibromyalgia. … Continue reading
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Something to Watch: Multidisciplinary Management of Pain in Spinal Cord Injury
The Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System at the University of Washington has just released their latest streaming video. Multidisciplinary Management of Pain in Spinal Cord Injury: An Approach to Improve Pain, Function, and Psychological Coping features three chronic pain … Continue reading
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