Health & Wellness

Medicine – Going Where It Has Never Gone Before.

In the Star Trek Voyager TV series, the ship’s doctor was a hologram devised by…

How to Be Heard

Researchers at Indiana University have discovered the underlying pathway that leads to deafness secondary to…

Yes, You Can Still Be Vegetarian and Eat Meat with Family During the Holiday Season

The holidays mean different things to different people. For a lot of us, it is…

The Hidden Cost of Cheap Meal Deals

Families struggling to make ends meet, especially around the holidays, are understandably drawn to cheap…

Toward curing cancer: What you must know as a patient about shared decision making

A new cancer treatment using a patient’s own immune system is effective even for malignant…

Hospitals Can Be Dangerous Places for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

In October 2022, the journal Health Affairs published a themed issue on disability and health. In one article, authors Friebel…

An educational intervention that can lengthen life expectancy for black youth

Black-American women with PhDs die earlier than white women who are high school dropouts. This…

Undiagnosed interval breast cancer is killing women. Here’s what to know.

A radiology group at an Arizona hospital recently missed obvious breast cancer in dozens of…

Excluding People With Disabilities From Clinical Research is Bad News

In October 2022, the journal Health Affairs published a themed issue on disability and health. In one article, based…

We’re failing to protect disabled kids. Here’s how to change that.

This month, a Disability Royal Commission of Australia met to hear testimony about violence, abuse, and…

Preventing Mass Shootings Starts with Community Resilience

Last week, a gunman in Thailand who was a former police sergeant attacked a child…

Wealth does not protect Black Americans from poor health— in some ways, it may make them sicker.

Fans got emotional as Serena Williams played in the U.S. Open recently for likely the final time, and…

STOP THE MADNESS: UKRAINE TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SHOULD PROMPT ACTION TO SUPPORT VITAL WORKERS

Horrific conditions facing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) was in the news again.…

The Unrecognized Developmental Trauma of Early Relinquishment in Adoption

Note from Author Hello readers.  This writing is basically a paper lifted from my Master of…

The Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision should prompt action on disability rights and accessibility

On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. In a concurring opinion, Justice…