Tag Archives: Disabled

HHS Investigating Complaints Over Ventilator Rationing in Disabled

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 28, 2020 — The federal government is investigating complaints from advocates that some states are formulating plans to ration ventilators and other crucial treatments for COVID-19 that they say discriminate against people with disabilities. “We’re in the process of …

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Disabled Kids at Higher Risk of Abuse, Study Finds

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children with certain mental or behavioral disorders are at increased risk of abuse or neglect, a new study suggests. The findings add to evidence that children with disabilities face higher abuse risks. But they also suggest those risks vary …

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Disabled Workers Often Face Abuse: Study

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WEDNESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — Disabled people are twice as likely to be attacked at work as other employees, and they also are more likely to be insulted, ridiculed and intimidated on the job, a new study finds. British researchers interviewed nearly 4,000 employees and found that the 284 …

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1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC

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TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Arthritis is expanding its grip on Americans, with 24 million adults limited in their everyday activities because of the debilitating joint disease, U.S. health officials say. Overall, 54 million adults — or one in four — report an arthritis diagnosis. And the number …

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How to Restore a Disabled iPhone or iPad

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Have you ever forgotten your iPhone or iPad passcode? If yes, you probably have managed to disable your iPhone or iPad temporarily. In this guide, we will be telling you how to restore your disabled iPhone or iPad. If your iPhone or iPad is disabled then you will have to …

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FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on the Mentally Disabled

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WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Electrical shock devices used to reduce aggression and self-harm in patients with autism and other developmental disabilities will be banned, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The devices deliver shocks through electrodes attached to the skin of patients, but there is …

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Pixel 4 “Eyes Open” Face Unlock Option Disabled For Now

Pixel 4 "Eyes Open" Face Unlock Option Disabled For Now

The Pixel 4 Face Unlock feature is getting a new “eyes open” option to increase security but is disabled for now. Pixel 4 “Eyes Open” Face Unlock option disabled for now The new “eyes open” option provides additional security for Google’s latest Pixel flagship. The device, announced last Fall, comes …

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One-Third of Young Stroke Victims Remain Disabled Years After: Study

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THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — One-third of people who suffer strokes before the age of 50 will have trouble dealing with the challenges of daily life even several years later, a new study finds. The finding suggests that younger age provides only limited protection against the devastation of …

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FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on Mentally Disabled

FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on Mentally Disabled

WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Electrical shock devices used to reduce aggression and self-harm in patients with autism and other developmental disabilities will be banned, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The devices deliver shocks through electrodes attached to the skin of patients, but there …

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