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Health

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!

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Professional

Employers and the ADA: Myths & Facts

Being inclusive of people with disabilities — in recruitment, retention, promotion, and in providing an accessible environment — gives businesses a competitive edge.

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Health

Aphasia: A Commonly Misunderstood Communication Disorder

Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects two million Americans and occurs more often than Parkinson’s Disease, cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy.

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Tech

How the Restaurant Industry Can Harness Technology to Improve Accessibility and Inclusion

Technological advances are helping pave a path towards a more widely accessible food service landscape – both in-person and online. Now, it is up to restaurants to embrace this technology and help build a more inclusive future.

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Health

5 Myths About Mental Illness — and What You Really Need to Know

Almost everyone can and will experience some level of anxiety, impulsiveness, or mood swings. The difference lies in the degree such feelings interrupt a person’s life.

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Lifestyle

6 Cliché Phrases That You’ll Never Hear Me Say -- A Guest Blog by 'Wheel Girl' Rachelle Chapman

A freak accident at her bachelorette party caused Rachelle Chapman to become a paraplegic. Through her blog, she embraces the opportunity to motivate others to find joy in every aspect of life, but she's not afraid to share her truth too. And that includes allowing herself to feel every human emotion... without guilt.

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Health

How to Cope with Holiday and Seasonal Blues

You want to embrace the seasonal red and green hues, but you're just blue. Here's what you need to know about holiday/seasonal depression.

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Lifestyle

5 Tips for Caregivers to Take Care of Themselves Too

"I care for my 100-year-old mom, and here's how I've learned to take care of myself too." - Elluz Peraza

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Health

How Breast Cancer Can Increase Heart Disease Risk

Cardio-oncologists specialize in early detection and management of heart disease in cancer patients throughout all stages of cancer therapy and survivorship.

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Tech

Disability-Serving Website Features Virtual Tours for Accessibility Awareness

Able Eyes, a disability-serving website, allows people with disabilities digital access to locations to navigate accessibility before arrival.

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Lifestyle

10 Surprising Autumn Service Dog Safety Tips

Don't let proper care of service dogs fall by the wayside during the fall season.

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Health

Common Questions About How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture is effective for ailments including allergies, depression, hypertension, tennis elbow, morning sickness, malposition of the fetus and stroke.

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Health

How Physical Therapy Can Help with Multiple Sclerosis

Someone newly diagnosed and with few symptoms might assume they don’t need PT, but this is one of the most important times to get started.

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Entertainment

Struggling with Serendipity: The Aftermath of a Disability-Resulting Car Crash

The memoir 'Struggling with Serendipity' tells the true story of a mom's crisis, a daughter's paralysis, and extraordinary travels that carried them from a small town in Ohio to Seattle, Harvard, Capitol Hill, and around the world.

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Education

5 Tips for Attending School with Your Service Dog

It's back to school season. Is your service dog ready?

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Health

What Is Behavioral Therapy and How Can It Help?

Ready to take action? Behavioral therapies are action-oriented interventions.

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Seniors

10 Ways to Help Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

You don't have to suffer from pain caused by osteoarthritis.

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Health

How to Detect Juvenile Arthritis: Early Signs and Symptoms

Understand the signals that could help diagnose juvenile conditions.

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Health

How to Exercise Your Service Dog Indoors During Inclement Weather

Don't let a rainy day drown out your plans to exercise your service dog.

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Health

6 Tips to Reduce Out-of-Pocket Medication Costs

Medication can be costly. Are you stressed about the cost of your prescription?

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Lifestyle

13 Myths & Facts Pertaining to People with Disabilities

Help debunk misinformation surrounding people with disabilities.

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Health

How to Manage a Chronic Illness in the Summer Heat

High temperatures and long-term sun exposure can worsen side effects for some chronic conditions.

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Lifestyle

What ER Doctors Wish You Knew About Fireworks Safety

Here's how to prevent debilitating injury from fireworks.

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Lifestyle

10 Summer Safety Tips for Service Dogs and Working Dogs

Safety precautions are always in season! Here's how to keep your service animal healthy during the summer.

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Education

Twice Exceptional, Doubly Disadvantaged? How Schools Struggle To Serve Gifted Students with Disabilities

Parents say it’s often impossible to find schools to educate bright kids who have disabilities. Now some are fighting to change that.

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