Health & Disability Editorials & Opinions Document List

Publication List:

Paul Dodenhoff writes on the banning of Russia from participating in the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympic Games for allegedly violating international doping rules - Published: 2016-08-08

Paul Dodenhoff writes on Britains exit (Brexit) from membership of the European Union and disability hate crime in the U.K. - Published: 2016-07-25

Oped by Dr. Seth Morgan advocating for autonomy to make end-of-life decisions, including the ability for all people to choose medical aid in dying - Published: 2016-07-24

Article regarding the killing of Jo Cox MP, and the influence of negative political and media rhetoric touching on all forms of hate - Published: 2016-06-22

The end of the year 2015 and start of 2016 has me thinking of things I wish for during the new year - Published: 2015-12-29

Thomas C. Weiss writes on people with disabilities, gun ownership, firearm safety, and self-defense training - Published: 2015-12-10

Information regarding the most common specific types of ostomies and one or two-piece pouching systems - Published: 2015-10-06

Editorial on recent overzealous police abuse of power regarding dogs and persons with a disability - Published: 2015-06-28

Information regarding Irukandji syndrome, a medical condition induced by the sting of Carukia barnesi - Published: 2015-05-11

At least 50% of people shot and killed by cops every year in America experienced a form of mental health issue - Published: 2015-01-28

For many people who experience forms of disabilities, removing snow from the sidewalks is simply not going to happen - Published: 2015-01-26

Corporations have become so greedy that many people who experience forms of disabilities are simply priced out of the market - Published: 2015-01-22

Information regarding police discrimination, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and law enforcement - Published: 2014-11-17

What are people with disabilities supposed to do if an unforeseen home disaster strikes - Published: 2014-11-10

Thomas C. Weiss takes a look at the current ethics of the fast food industry in the United States - Published: 2014-10-23

Information on abuse of seniors and persons with disabilities by carers and persons in a position of trust - Published: 2014-04-03

Information relating to wages and conditions of employees with disabilities in sheltered workshops - Published: 2014-03-04

Article looks at the current advertising industry emphasis on superficial physical perfection and hesitation to use people with disabilities as models - Published: 2014-01-06

A look at the nursing profession for nurses who also happen to be wheelchair users - Published: 2013-12-17

Ratification of the CRPD is supported by hundreds of disability organizations, faith organization, civil rights groups, veterans groups, and major business groups - Published: 2013-11-23

Editorial article on food security and the potential for financial and additional hardships for Americans with disabilities - Published: 2013-09-25

Information relating to chemicals and herbicides used in America today as well as the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam war - Published: 2013-09-11

A look at the war in Syria with a focus on military and civilian injuries resulting in disability or death - Published: 2013-09-03

Article looks at police violence in relation to people with disability in particular those who experience forms of developmental or mental disabilities - Published: 2013-09-01

Article looks at forfeiture law in Colorado state that involves government seizure of property when connected to illegal activity - Published: 2013-08-13

Article looks at low wages associated with working at some major corporations in America - Published: 2013-07-20

Ms. Walsh told Peg that if she picked her small service dog up she would be forced out of the theater. - Published: 2013-07-15

Maritime museum denies 11 year old girl with disabilities entrance because they were afraid the wheels on her wheelchair would get their carpet dirty - Published: 2013-07-12

Perfect health and physical or mental ability also does not mean that a person is automatically happy - Published: 2013-07-08

Information regarding smoke inhalation and possible health effects of smoke from wildfires - Published: 2013-06-15

Mothers Day is a celebration of life, a day to celebrate the life your mother has given you, to celebrate the life you have had with her - Published: 2013-05-13

Chemical weapons are classified as arms that use toxic chemical substances to harm or kill people during war - Published: 2013-05-08

Often the results of gun-related violence in America include not only death but disability as well - Published: 2013-04-25

People with disabilities on SSI are monitored from a financial perspective and treated as if they must live in poverty and viewed as a burden on society - Published: 2013-04-22

SSDI and SSI programs currently under a certain amount of scrutiny related to the costs of the programs - Published: 2013-04-11

A number of forms of disabilities find people retaining some level of ability to stand despite the fact that you may very well see them using a wheelchair - Published: 2013-02-26

The service through the Nursing Home Complaint Center is free to people who have been abused in nursing homes and their family members - Published: 2012-12-28

The mainstream media has had a field day presenting reports concerning Adam Lanza responsible for the school shootings in Connecticut - Published: 2012-12-24

The year 2012 was a busy and rather wild one for People with Disabilities in America - Published: 2012-12-22

People with Disabilities struggle with cutbacks to Social Security, failure of U.S. to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and minimal increase in Cost of Living Allowance - Published: 2012-12-17

Christmas grocery shopping made easier for people with physical and mobility problems which prevent them getting to the supermarket - Published: 2012-12-07

The consequences of the fiscal cliff in relation to People with Disabilities can grow to be rather complicated - Published: 2012-12-05

Article looks at what the US fiscal cliff is and the tax effects on Americans including people with disabilities and those with entitlement benefits - Published: 2012-11-22

A friend of mine fell asleep with a piece of chewing gum in his mouth and inhaled it into his lungs leading to a condition known as Atelectasis - Published: 2012-11-22

Aging of population will have broad economic consequences for America particularly federal programs that support the elderly and disabled - Published: 2012-10-13

United States continues to spend money locking up its citizens while at the same time cutting funding for higher education - Published: 2012-09-23

Article examines Ageism in America today a process of systematic stereotyping of and discrimination against people because they are old - Published: 2012-09-12

The Vanderhorst family recently experienced one of the worst and most blatant cases of airline discrimination against disability - Published: 2012-09-07

The budget cuts that are proposed are coming at a time when the experience of autism has become a national health care crisis - Published: 2012-08-21

Long-term care industry issues related to short staffing, low pay, poor benefits, employee retention and disregard for employee safety - Published: 2012-08-02

A young man entered a theater presenting the new Batman movie shot and killed a dozen people and wounded more than fifty others - Published: 2012-07-23

Goodwill Industries is reported as paying some of its employees with disabilities less than minimum wage - Published: 2012-06-12

Attempts to reform the SSI or SSDI programs without serious in-depth involvement of People with Disabilities and Seniors is an insult and most likely fruitless - Published: 2012-05-21

Twice as many teenage girls established friendships with peers who experienced forms of disabilities as non-disabled boys - Published: 2012-05-14

Money Follows the Person is an initiative program giving people the freedom to choose and take advantage of opportunities in America - Published: 2012-04-25

Effective communication means anything that is spoken or written must be as clear and understandable to a person with a disability as it is for a non-disabled person - Published: 2012-04-19

School behavior programs that are well-designed are essential and must become a part of every single school in this nation - Published: 2012-03-22

Safeway supermarkets have grown to become an advocate and supporter of people with disability and one we should be proud of and support - Published: 2012-03-05

The basic rights of every person despite their disability status are presented through various different treaties - Published: 2012-02-27

Empowering people with disabilities to live independently and contribute to society is both socially and economically beneficial - Published: 2012-02-24

People with Disabilities around the world experience difficulties with attending school getting a job voting and obtaining the health care they need - Published: 2012-02-23

Ensuring disability rights are enforced is vital to the participation of every person who experiences disabilities in America - Published: 2012-02-22

Chronic kidney disease CKD includes a number of conditions that damage the kidneys and decrease their ability to keep a person healthy - Published: 2012-02-21

Some people disagree with a psychological conceptualization of Morgellons Disease and strongly believe it is a distinct form of medical condition - Published: 2012-02-05

Disability justice has the ability to transform the ways people and organizations work towards increased inclusion and sustainability - Published: 2011-12-05

Information and tips to protect your personal information such as your Social Security number credit card info and telephone number online - Published: 2011-10-22

Following these steps for personal safety can decrease the possibility that you will be affected by crime - Published: 2011-10-20

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities contains specific statements regarding disability rights in areas of recreation cultural life sport and leisure - Published: 2011-09-22

Perceptions of family and ways services are provided to American families have been changing over time and like individuals every family is unique - Published: 2011-09-15

Rights concerning homes and families of persons with disability included in Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Published: 2011-09-08

America and every other nation that has signed the Convention will ensure that persons with disabilities have the opportunity to choose our place of residence - Published: 2011-08-13

People with Disabilities have the right to an adequate standard of living not only for themselves but for their family - Published: 2011-08-09

The debt ceiling debate has left many people with disabilities wondering if they can trust the Republicans or Democrats ever again - Published: 2011-08-06

The CRPD is the first human rights convention of the 21st century and addresses disability rights on a world-wide scale - Published: 2011-08-02

Cuts to Medicaid or elimination of the program could deny millions of Americans the choice to receive the health care services they need - Published: 2011-07-18

Costs of War project new figures for a range of human and economic costs associated with the US military response to the 9/11 attacks - Published: 2011-07-02

95 year old woman is viewed as a potential terrorist by government funded and supported TSA Agents - Published: 2011-06-28

Reduction in number of homeless veterans is promising but there are still veterans who have served America and struggle with homelessness unemployment and additional barriers - Published: 2011-06-19

People with disabilities cannot be an afterthought where social inclusion poverty government and health care are concerned anymore - Published: 2011-06-15

The politicians of America have chosen without question to leave People with Disabilities in last place - Published: 2011-06-08

A person with epilepsy might experience petit mal seizures as much as hundreds of times in a day - Published: 2011-05-29

Medicare is projected to run out of money by 2024 and Social Security is expected to be broke by 2036 - Published: 2011-05-14

Presence of financial security at some point in a persons life does not ensure that such security will remain - Published: 2011-05-12

The number of parents in America who are raising children and also experience forms of disabilities is approximately fifteen-percent of all parents - Published: 2011-05-07

People with Disabilities could be forced into institutions such as nursing homes instead of receiving equivalent care in their own homes - Published: 2011-05-06

As People with Disabilities we are very capable of working towards achieving rights and creating organizations - Published: 2011-05-04

A persons particular social identity does not matter when it comes to social interaction - Published: 2011-04-10

Dishonest companies taking advantage of people desperate for help paying their mortgage by claiming they can guarantee to stop a foreclosure - Published: 2011-04-07

Increased production of biofuels increases the price of food worldwide by diverting crops and cropland from feeding people to feeding motor vehicles - Published: 2011-03-28

Information including treatment and symptoms of exposure to harmful dosages of ionizing radiation levels - Published: 2011-03-15

Services that assist others in society could be greatly enhanced were it not for the endless desire for profit among various entities in America - Published: 2011-01-26

People with Disabilities have been a part of every single human society and pre-society since the dawn of humanity - Published: 2011-01-14

The number of children waiting to be adopted show that from thirty to fifty percent experience a form of developmental disability - Published: 2011-01-13

The rights of People with Disabilities, Americas largest minority population are fading at an unprecedented rate - Published: 2011-01-09

The veterans who have served America through the armed forces deserve the best this nation has to offer - Published: 2011-01-05

The year also found People with Disabilities experiencing molestation by TSA Agents - Published: 2010-12-25

Where human societies in our world and their treatment of people with disabilities are concerned what has history shown us - Published: 2010-12-15

The Transportation Safety Administration has been committing acts of felony molestation against people with disabilities children seniors and disabled veterans - Published: 2010-12-15

Turmeric extract for reduction of pain and improvement of function in osteoarthritis of the knees - Published: 2010-07-16

Despite living with iPads and hybrid cars young Americans are more like the young adults of the early 1900s than the baby boom generation - Published: 2010-04-27

Visiting individuals when they have health problems is a must for friends relatives and neighbors - Published: 2010-04-27

Stephen Hawking was born on the eighth of January in the year 1942 in Oxford England - Published: 2010-03-23

One of the most acclaimed and expensive haute couture designers in the Ukraine - Published: 2010-02-16

Veteran Affairs Canada is unwilling to consider funding for the dog and its training - Published: 2010-01-29

The National Disability Rights Network is an organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy Systems for people with disabilities - Published: 2010-01-14

The practice of paying people with disabilities smaller wages is actually legal - Published: 2010-01-12

Zakh exhibited behaviors that are a manifestation of his Autism disability - Published: 2010-01-11

Collaborative project to establish monitoring system that addresses disability discrimination on a global basis - Published: 2010-01-07

People with different forms of disabilities have the potential to apply for either SSDI or SSI - Published: 2009-12-27

Medical and police personnel continue to use restraints and handcuffs on persons with epilepsy - Published: 2009-12-26

People who experience disabilities are among the most loyal hardworking and dedicated employees to be found - Published: 2009-12-22

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed more than two decades ago to expectations of people with disabilities - Published: 2009-12-10

Information regarding scam that uses IP Relay and TTY services to rip off businesses - Published: 2009-08-03

Heavy Load is a Anarcho Garage Punk band comprised of five musicians with two of the members having learning disabilities - Published: 2009-07-15

Twice as many persons with disabilities are starting their own businesses as people who are non-disabled - Published: 2009-07-04

Commentary concerning the overturn of Sonya Sotomayors case related to the Firefighters and Frank Ricci Champion for Persons with Dyslexia - Published: 2009-07-03

What really killed Michael Jackson The toxicology report is not yet in because Michael Jacksons autopsy is only now being scheduled - Published: 2009-06-29

Commentary concerning imprisonment of persons with mental health disabilities in the United Kingdom - Published: 2009-06-27