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1 - Difference Between a Cold and the Flu - The flu (influenza) and the common cold may share a number of symptoms. However, there are important differences regarding the effects of their symptoms - Disabled World - 2019/12/13
2 - New Bone Bandage Accelerates Repair of a Break - Pro-Healing Biochemical bandage captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at site of a bone break to accelerate and improve natural healing process - Duke University - 2019/12/13
7 - U.S. Department of Social Security Open Hours - U.S. Department of Social Security public hours at offices nationwide and Wednesdays will return to full public service hours - U.S. Social Security Administration - 2019/12/02
12 - Improving Air Travel Accessibility and Inclusion - International Air Transport Association (IATA) concludes Global Accessibility Symposium seeking to improve air travel experience for passengers with disabilities - International Air Transport Association (IATA) - 2019/11/14
14 - Humanitarian Crisis in the Sahel - Large-scale population displacements, armed attacks and high levels of food insecurity have contributed to a humanitarian emergency in the 3 border zone of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger - The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) - 2019/11/06
16 - Important Safety Tips and Guidelines for Halloween - Hints and tips provided by authoritative sources including U.S. FDA, Consumer Product Safety Commission, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to enjoy a safe Halloween - Disabled World - 2019/10/23
17 - Pitch Black: A Dusklight Story - Accessible Audio Game - Pitch Black is a binaural audio game, entirely accessible to blind and partially sighted people, featuring a fully traversable 3D environment with compelling story, created entirely through sonic environments - Pitch Black - 2019/10/22
19 - ILCSC Celebrating 43 Years of Independence - Independent Living Center of Southern California (ILCSC) on Thursday, November 14th, 2019, will be celebrating 43 years of providing services to persons with disabilities over the years to obtain Independence in their lives - Marcy Hernandez, Author/IAAWD Founder - 2019/10/09
22 - Gracie's Place Art Studio - What began primarily as nature art, has also blossomed into a popular pet portrait art studio for pet owners who adore their pets - Marcella (Marcy) Hernandez, Founder/Artist/Author - Gracie's Place Art Studio; The International Association of Artists With Disabilities - 2019/09/18
23 - 1.6% COLA Estimate for 2020 - 2020 U.S. Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) benefit boost estimated to be 1.6 percent - The Senior Citizens League - 2019/09/12
24 - Art and Disability - Marcy Hernandez discusses art and disabilities. Includes getting motivated to start an art project, and lists some well known famous artists with disabilities - Marcy Hernandez, Founder/Artist The International Association of Artists With Disabilities; Gracie’s Place Art Studio - 2019/09/11
25 - Traveling Barbers In-Home Hair Care Services for The Disabled - The Traveling Barbers offer professional mobile barber and hairstylist services for in-home hair care for persons with disabilities and individuals with special-needs - The Traveling Barbers - Hair Professionals for The Disabled - 2019/09/06
27 - Diversity in the Gaming Industry - New scoring system that ranks games based on their representation of race, gender and disabilities reveals there is still a long way to go to accurately represent the diverse communities playing them - Currys PC World - 2019/08/31
28 - Harder Than You Think - Paralympic Games Documentary Film - Producers John Battsek and Greg Nugent of HTYT Films producing ground-breaking new feature documentary titled 'Harder Than You Think', which charts the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games - Craig Spence, IPC Chief Marketing and Communications Officer - 2019/08/26
29 - Aerobics May Improve Walking and Endurance After Stroke - Research reveals stroke survivors who completed group aerobic exercise programs similar to cardiac rehabilitation programs significantly improved aerobic endurance and walking ability - Journal of the American Heart Association Report - 2019/08/15
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