Tag Archives: Fibromyalgia

Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 13 to Friday, June 17

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Research: Biological link between pain and fatigue discovered (Science Daily) A recent University of Iowa (UI) study revealed a biological link between pain and fatigue and may help explain why more women than … 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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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Independence Day for Americans with disabilities (NPR) On July 26th, the United States will celebrate the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a law that guarantees certain rights, and increased independence, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 1 – Friday, June 5

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Policy: The limitations of ABLE accounts for the disabled (Reuters) After a decade of lobbying by disability advocates, Congress passed The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act before adjourning in December. The … 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

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Opportunities to Participate: ENACT is Currently Enrolling for Three Research Studies for People with Arthritis or Other Rheumatic Conditions

The Center for Enhancing Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) is currently enrolling participants for three arthritis research studies in Massachusetts.  Interested individuals may be eligible if they have:  knee osteoarthritis with knee pain; concerns about employment due … Continue reading

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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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Free Webinar: Preventing Work Disability – Strategies and Resources You Can Use

Dr. Saralynn Allaire leads this free webinar featuring strategies and resources for people with arthritis, lupus, or fibromyalgia, or similar conditions, to reduce or avoid work-related disability. Through this 1-hour webinar, you will be able to: Define work disability and … Continue reading

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NCPAD: Helping Individuals with Disabilities Get Moving!

Here at NARIC, information specialists often receive related to exercise and disability.  NARIC information specialists refer these patrons to The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) for resources and information specifically geared toward their abilities.  The NCPAD website … Continue reading

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