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NIH Launches New Web Site for Senior Drivers

The National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have teamed up to help families answer the important question, Is it still safe to drive?

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U.S. Paralympic Athletes Shine in London

Team USA Brings Home 98 Medals

The United States fared well, placing fourth in the overall medal count with 98 total medals and sixth in the gold medal count with 31 medals.

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British TV Star Richard Hammond Supports Children's Brain Injury Web Site for Parents

BBC broadcaster, journalist and co-host of the car program “Top Gear” Richard Hammond is backing the launch of a new charity-funded Web site for parents of children with acquired brain injury (ABI).

Are People With Disabilities More Likely to Get Injured?

If you already have a disability, chances are you are more likely to get injured on the job—and off the job—according to a new study.

Four Tips for New Caregivers

New caregivers experience a lot of stress during that initial transition from hospital to home. But planning ahead can make the transition smoother and set a foundation for a healthier caregiving experience.

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Your Weight Matters Convention Set for Dallas

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) now has a forum for you to discuss obesity and get answers to your most important questions.

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Ticket to an Accessible Ride

Family Who Didn’t Expect to Win NMEDA Local Heros Accessible Van Says Experience Was Inspiring

Missy and Ken Davert were handed the keys to a brand-new 2012 Honda Odyssey with VMI’s Northstar conversion on July 19.

2012 Product Trade Show Still Open to Consumers

Medtrade, the durable medical equipment trade show for providers and clinicians, sets up shop at the Georgia World Congress Center Oct. 15-18.

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Premium Airplane Seats: To Pay or Not to Pay?

The Mobility Project checked with the major domestic airlines to find out their policies regarding reserved seating for wheelchair users.

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OTs Awarded Prizes for Aids to Daily Living

Aids to daily living manufacturer Maddak recognized occupational therapists for their product design efforts.

Home Health Agencies to Bring the Polls to Homebound Individuals This Election Season

People unable to leave their homes will still get to the polls this year, thanks to a new initiative called Bring the Vote Home.

VA Up for Sequestration Cuts Again

Although Veterans Affairs (VA) was spared from sequestration budget cuts in April, the department is once again under the knife for January 2013.

New Law to Provide Jobs for Veterans With Disabilities

The Veterans Skills Jobs Act, recently signed into law by President Obama, will create more opportunities for veterans with disabilities say representatives of Paralyzed Veterans of America.