Here are some of the top healthcare and disability headlines for July 14–20. Obama Goal: No Guns for Some on Social Security Disability The Obama Administration is seeking to ban some Social Security beneficiaries from owning firearms if they lack the mental capacity to manage their own financial affairs. The push is in an effort to bring the Social Security Administration in … [Read more...] about Weekly News Roundup: Obama Wants to Restrict Guns for Some on Social Security Disability, Republicans Propose Plan for Disability Reform, Artist Invents Art Tools for Children with Disabilities
Where some people see limitation, others see beauty. One of the most inspiring examples of this I’ve ever seen is the British artist Sue Austin and her creation of art with her wheelchair. Austin has used a wheelchair since 1996 after an extended illness took her ability to walk. But instead of letting her circumstances slow her down, she now uses her chair to explore an … [Read more...] about A Deeper Dive
Here are some of the top healthcare and disability headlines for July 7–13. New York’s First Disability Pride Parade Brings Crowd of Thousands Down Broadway Yesterday, New York City celebrated its first ever Disability Pride Parade. Mayor Bill de Blasio led the crowd down Broadway after cheering, “We will roll and ride and walk together for a more just New York … [Read more...] about Weekly News Roundup: NYC Hosts First Disability Pride Parade, Dems Urge Obama to Expand Social Security, Hologram Urges Non-Disabled Drivers Not to Park in Handicapped Spots.
Here are some of the top healthcare and disability headlines for June 30–July 6. 5 Essential Tricks for Treating a Sunburn Now that it’s summer, we’re willing to bet you're spending more time out in the sun. Unfortunately, sunburns are all too common after a fun day outdoors. While you can’t reverse the damage, you can speed up the healing process and ease the … [Read more...] about Weekly News Roundup: 5 Tips for Treating Sunburns, 80% of Doctors Admit to Working While Sick, Online Pain Management Shows Promising Results
This quote comes from one of my very favorite actresses and is about something that I’m sure every single one of us could be a little better at. This month let’s stop comparing our weaknesses to other people’s strengths. Instead of building a life based on what you think other people want you to be, let yourself discover what YOU want to be. Write down five things … [Read more...] about Inspirational Quote of the Month: Be Who You Are