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The Faculty Council of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine held its second annual awards program during its transitional meeting of the academic year on May 28. Two awards — one for research and one for teaching — were presented to honor the contributions of beginning and mid-career faculty members to the Miller … Continued

Vicky Knight was badly burned as a child. Now her scars have helped change her life for the better.

Vaping when you have asthma can exacerbate your asthma symptoms and may cause other side effects. If you are vaping to help you quit smoking, it could be a better alternative.

Employing and managing a team of personal assistants for care support can seem daunting, but help is available. Skills for Care, which supports disabled people in employing PAs, shares insider top tips on finding the best PA.

Stockport mayor Laura Booth said it was "insulting and wrong" she was abused for wearing flat shoes.

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the scale of the climate crisis and powerless about our individual contribution to find a solution
For years now, my cousin Otto has been passionately telling the family the huge positive impact that can be made for our planet by making simple lifestyle changes and moving more towards a plant-based diet. Indeed, avoiding meat and dairy is one of the greatest way we can reduce our impact on Earth.
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Dating is hard, but it can be particularly tricky if you're disabled. If you've had awkward disabled dating experience, you're not alone. Read these three painful disabled dating experiences.

The mother of disabled teenager complains of "chaotic" facilities for wheelchair users.

Tips for attending your first music festival. Attending your first festival should be exciting, fun and an experience like no other. When you add disability into the mix it can turn that excitement…

Tenerife is situated in the Canary Islands. Some might say it is a tiny bit of land off of West Africa. For me it is a lot more! I’ve visited

Sophie Morgan, (pictured) who fronted the 2016 Paralympics coverage on Channel 4, said she struggled to get the attention of an attendant on the trip from Buenos Aires to Heathrow.

Want to know how to care for your elderly guide dog? Read these top tips on how to look after a retired but still much-loved assistance or guide dog.

Disabled people buy clothes and beauty products just like anyone else. So why aren't fashion and beauty brands more accessible? Visually impaired blogger Emily explains what simple things can be done to make them accessible.

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Many disabled people’s families have been “driven to breaking point” by cuts to social care, while other disabled people have been denied benefits and forced by the government into unsuitable work,…

New Disability Horizons writer Wolf, who is from New Zealand, is about to embark on a four-month-long adventure as he travels to a number of cities across the world, including

David S. Kushner, M.D., clinical professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, has been named medical director of credentialing and privileging for the University of Miami Medical Group (UMMG) and the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics (UMHC). In that role, Dr. Kushner will have the responsibility, in conjunction with the Credentialing and Medical Staff Services … Continued

Alexandra Adams has faced discrimination during training - now she wants to highlight NHS diversity.

Wondering where to visit this weekend that's accessible? Check out these 8 accessible tourist attractions and venues across the UK, all highliy rated and reviewed by disabled people who have been there.

Are you disabled and wanting to live more independently? Read these five tips, from understanding your disability rights to finding the best disability aids, to help you live independently as a disabled person.

Attitude is Everything - improving deaf and disabled people's access to live music

Growing up, Sam and I were always surrounded by a very close knit, large, extended family. Our many, many cousins felt more like siblings and our wonderful aunties (from both sides of the family) were constantly in and out of each other’s houses
I have wonderful memories of mum, and her sisters Rose and Dorothy, catching up at least once a week at ours, for a good old Glaswegian natter and a glass of wine. Dad’s sisters Vanessa and Lindy, with their broods…

Are you often left frustrated by abuse of disabled parking bays? Disabled Motoring UK wants UK supermarkets to stamp out disabled parking abuse. Take its survey to help make a difference.

Being unable to talk or write is not holding back Will from taking his GCSEs.

As well as being a month long celebration, Pride month is an opportunity to protest and raise political awareness of current issues facing the LGBT+ community
Pop'n'Olly is an LGBT+ educational resource that aims to combat ideas of prejudice or homophobia before they even have a chance to develop. One way they’re doing that is through reimagining fairy tales
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A team of researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has found a link between the use of electronic cigarettes and the risk of development of mycobacteria-related lung infections. According to their study, the chemicals found in e-cigarettes enhance the replication of mycobacteria, causing a significant type of lung infection that is … Continued

A Pittsburgh-based charity teamed up with Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 Tuesday to provide $24,300 worth of equipment to children with disabilities.

We've rounded up five disability aids and gadgets to help you to live independently, whether that's cooking, cleaning, working or watching TV. Find out more about how these cheap disability aids could help you.

If you're gay and disabled, you may have noticed that there aren’t many ‘queer cripples’ in the public eye to identify with.

Comedian Andy Smart was visiting the Greene King pub with his sister Ros, who has multiple sclerosis and uses a wheelchair

A CME meeting for 300+ comprehensive ophthalmologists that occurs annually in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.

In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on plastic next year.

Disability jobs board Evenbreak has a new disabled-friendly job. Accessible building design company Motionspot is looking for a sales support executive to help grow the business and is looking for disabled talent.

This month Jane Hatton looks at the additional and very beneficial skills that disabled people acquire, and how you can use them to your advantage.

A stem cell therapy delivered into the nose can restore the sense of smell in a mouse model of olfactory loss. The findings, published May 30 in the journal Stem Cell Reports, provide proof of principle for an approach that has the potential to be of broad use for a range of clinical conditions causing … Continued

Make-up artist Doaa Shayea, who uses a wheelchair, wants to raise awareness of the abuse she gets.

New, or majorly refurbished, large buildings used by the public must have Changing Places toilets for severely disabled people, under government proposals

We speak to football referee and wheelchair user Nathan about how his disability and being in a wheelchair affects his career as a football referee.

Our writer Emma Purcell speaks to disabled actor Jules Robertson about his career as an actor, appearing in Holby City and Endeavour, his mum Kathy Lette and living with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism.