Strength and Beauty While Living with Alopecia Areata
6.8 million people in the U.S. have alopecia areata, yet the condition is plagued with stigma, which can wreak havoc on mental health and well-being.
Facts & Stats: The Skinny on Disability and Obesity
September is National Childhood Obesity Month; and some people with disabilities, including children, are at a greater risk of obesity.
Facts & Stats You Should Know about Sickle Cell Disease (Plus Awareness Events)
September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, designated by Congress to help focus attention on the need for research and treatment of sickle cell disease. Here's information you should know; plus upcoming events to support sickle cell awareness.
These Rainbow-Colored Foods Help Fight Off Memory Loss
Eating a variety of different colored fruits and vegetables is important for overall health, including brain (and memory) wellbeing. As little as a half a serving a day of rainbow-hued foods may lower the risk of cognitive decline by up to 20 percent. So, move over mushy brown and white foods... red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet are plating up!
National Disability Voter Registration Week Starts September 13
National Disability Voter Registration Week aims to increase the political power of people with disabilities by sharing resources and getting folks registered to vote. In the last election, an estimated 38 million people with disabilities were eligible to vote, and NDVRW organizers want to continue to raise the disability voice and civic participation across the country in 2021 and beyond.