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Disabled pupils are STILL caught in lockdown limbo

Disabled pupils are STILL caught in lockdown limbo

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Thousands of severely disabled children are being barred from returning to school because head teachers insist they cannot guarantee pupils' safety against coronavirus.
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Study examines COVID-19-related stress and coping strategies in people with chronic conditions

21 hours ago   |   News Medical

Active coping, denial, emotional support, humor and religion are among the coping strategies that help people with chronic conditions and disabilities deal with stress caused...
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A tough school year taught us to appreciate teachers like Boone High's Angel Oliva | Commentary

1 day ago   |   Orlando Sentinel   |   2 articles

Orlando's public schools finished the school year this week, and kids weren't the only ones who learned a lot. Teachers had to adapt to distance learning, and few faced greater...
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The Perseverance of André Watts

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Putting physical disability on view in the highly competitive arena of classical music takes grit; playing with invisible disease seemed even more terrifying to me.
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Increased Physical Activity Not Always the Best Advice for Neck, Back Pain

Increased Physical Activity Not Always the Best Advice for Neck, Back Pain

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

People with physically demanding work could decrease the risk of neck and back pain, which is one of the principal causes of disability and impaired quality of life by taking...
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Study reports COVID-19 case-fatality trends among people with IDD

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   7 articles

A new study published recently in ScienceDirect by researchers from Syracuse University and SUNY Upstate Medical University shows that people with intellectual and...
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VR simulations can help evaluate glaucoma-related visual disability

1 day ago   |   Healio

Researchers found that evaluating vision impairment in patients with glaucoma through the use of virtual reality simulations correlated with results from the NEI 25-item Visual...
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Total joint arthroplasty improved patient quality of life, marital function of spouse

2 days ago   |   Healio

Improvements in mobility and pain after total joint arthroplasty had a positive effect on both the patient and their spouse, with significant improvements in quality of life...
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Five-year supervision order still in place against Aboriginal man after 11 years

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

A judge has condemned the treatment of an Indigenous man with a mild intellectual disability who has been under tough supervision orders for more than a decade.
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Natalizumab Switch to Moderate-Efficacy DMT Ups Disability Risk

3 days ago   |   Medscape

Patients who switched to another high-efficacy therapy had improved disability and inflammatory outcomes. Medscape Medical News
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DR ELLIE CANNON: Don't be one of the 80 per cent of men who'd rather be ill...

DR ELLIE CANNON: Don't be one of the 80 per cent of men who'd rather be ill than admit to a problem

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Face Masks at Home Ward Off COVID-19 Infection

Face Masks at Home Ward Off COVID-19 Infection

A new study has stated that wearing face masks at home helps ward off COVID-19 spread among family members. Read more ...

Odisha CM Said Coming 15 Days to be More Challenging in Handling COVID-19...

Odisha CM Said Coming 15 Days to be More Challenging in Handling COVID-19 Pandemic

The next 15 days will be more challenging in handling the COVID-19 situation in the state, said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Read more ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely in 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely in 2020

Vaccine for COVID-19 is likely to be developed in 2020, but production will only start by the end of 2021, said Sweden's chief epidemiologist Dr Anders Tegnell. Read more ...

What We Know About Possible COVID-19 Treatments And Vaccines So Far

What We Know About Possible COVID-19 Treatments And Vaccines So Far

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Long coronavirus lockdowns causing people's mental health to rapidly DETERIORATE

Long coronavirus lockdowns causing people's mental health to rapidly DETERIORATE

Both adults and children are experiencing mental health problems for the first time as a result of being cooped up inside due to the COVID-19 lockdowns. Fears and worries over... Read more ...

South Korea's CDC says recovered coronavirus patients aren't contagious, as...

South Korea's CDC says recovered coronavirus patients aren't contagious, as country grapples with another surge of new cases

People who have tested positive again for the Wuhan coronavirus after initially recovering from the disease are not infectious, suggests new data from health authorities in... Read more ...

Here's How 4 College Students Say They Are Managing Their Mental Health Amid...

Here's How 4 College Students Say They Are Managing Their Mental Health Amid COVID-19

The novel coronavirus pandemic shook the world - and it's still shaking the world. In the US alone, we've hit the 100,000 death mark and 1 million cases across the country. As... Read more ...

If I'm Calling You, You've Been Exposed To COVID-19

If I'm Calling You, You've Been Exposed To COVID-19

“I can't tell you who tested positive. I can only tell you approximately when you were exposed,” I say. “What? How am I supposed to know if I could be infected if you won't... Read more ...

How Much Of A Role Does Privilege Play In Getting A COVID-19 Test?

How Much Of A Role Does Privilege Play In Getting A COVID-19 Test?

Growing up as a young black girl, I was well aware of what it felt like and looked like to be treated less than. In my middle-class home, we talked about racism. I was armed... Read more ...