Health & Disability Editorials & Opinions


Editorial views on articles and current news stories relating to disability and health issues today.

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Editorial views and opinions on recent articles and current news stories relating to disability and health issues making headlines around the world.

Editorial - Most editorial pieces take the form of an essay or thesis, using arguments to promote a specific point of view of the writer.

Editorials can also contain opinion pieces regarding disabilities and issues by writers not directly affiliated with the Disabled World.

Editorial pages are considered to be a writer's specific opinion on a specific topic - and may or may not be biased.

op-ed - An op-ed (originally short for "opposite the editorial page" though sometimes interpreted as "opinion editorial") is a written piece typically published by a newspaper or magazine which expresses the opinion of a named author usually not affiliated with the publication editorial board.

Op-eds are different from both editorials (opinion pieces submitted by editorial board members) and letters to the editor (opinion pieces submitted by readers).


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Latest Editorials Publications

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

Paul Dodenhoff writes on Britains exit (Brexit) from membership of the European Union and disability hate crime in the U.K..

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.

Article regarding the killing of Jo Cox MP, and the influence of negative political and media rhetoric touching on all forms of hate.

The end of the year 2015 and start of 2016 has me thinking of things I wish for during the new year.

Thomas C. Weiss writes on people with disabilities, gun ownership, firearm safety, and self-defense training.

Information regarding the most common specific types of ostomies and one or two-piece pouching systems.

Editorial on recent overzealous police abuse of power regarding dogs and persons with a disability.

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