Tag Archives: women

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s we tackle two questions: (1) what are psychiatric disabilities, and what research, information, and resources are available for people with psychiatric … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Study Opportunity for Women with SCI

A  project at the Center for Research on Women with Disabilities at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking women with spinal cord injury to participate in a study on pelvic floor function, bladder health, and quality of life. If you … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Dec 16 – Friday Dec 20

Health: Reuters— Older Women are Sedentary Most of the Day: Study Older women spend about two-thirds of their time sitting, a new study suggests. Sedentary behavior has been linked to disease and disability. “Even people who go to the gym … Continue reading

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Osteoperosis and Women

Osteoporosis affects millions of Americans, most of them women. In fact, one in two women will suffer a fracture related to osteoporosis in her lifetime. Bone is a living tissue mostly made of collagen and throughout our lives, our bones … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis Awareness

May is Osteoporosis Awareness month and in recognition, this blog will publish information on Osteoporosis along with material promoting bone health.  Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones gradually become weak and likely to break; the most common of … Continue reading

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Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion Announces Research Study Opportunity for Mothers with Psychiatric Disabilities

The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion has launched a new research study examining the effectiveness of an Internet parenting education and social support program for mothers with a psychiatric disability. The TU Collaborative is looking for women who are … Continue reading

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Participate: Survey opportunity for women with SCI

Are you a woman with a spinal cord injury (SCI)? Kuen Tang is developing a multimedia resource tailored to meet the interests and needs of women with SCI. She is surveying women with SCI to determine what topics and resources … Continue reading

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