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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
Amid the recent growing concern over concussions in youth, collegiate, and professional contact sports is a lesser known yet serious head injury: second impact syndrome or SIS occurs when an athlete suffers a blow to the head too soon after … Continue reading
In the US, obesity remains one of the top health concerns across all age and ethnic groups. This is especially true for youth and young adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. To address this, Dr. James Rimmer and his group … Continue reading
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
We’ve added several digital copies of articles, reports, and guides dealing with substance abuse and other disabilities. Here is a small sample: Guide to substance abuse & disability resources produced by NIDRR grantees. 1999 O13443. ATOD PREVENTION ACTIVITIES FOR YOUTH … Continue reading