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The Department for Transport is consulting on future law changes for the safe use of automated vehicles in the UK
The consultation suggests that, in future, cars with automated driving systems will not have drivers but instead a “user-in-charge” who would need to be ready to take control of a vehicle in situations where automation is likely cause an accident.
The good thing about automated cars is that they have the ‘potential to offer enhanced mobility to those who are currently unable to…

What is diverticulitis?
Normally, we pay no attention to our large intestines, but if you have symptoms of diverticulitis, you're well aware of your bowel. Painful, inflamed bulges in the intestinal wall, diverticula are worrisome and potentially dangerous. If your physician suspects you have t

Weirdly, people with a higher sensitivity to bitter caffeine taste drink more coffee

Jeffery M. Vance, M.D., Ph.D., professor in and founding chair of the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, was honored recently with the prestigious Zenith Award. Presented annually since 1991 by the Alzheimer’s Association, the Zenith Award has served as a “Who’s Who” … Continued

The Government says it will now support new awards that recognise people with disability, after cancelling the National Disability Awards earlier this year.

One of my favourite moments of the year is planning a December visit to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. I love to see the young women and men in our craft centres, patiently creating beautifully handcrafted products
From knitted slippers and fluffy bathmats, to colourful woven rugs and wooden Christmas trees carved using reclaimed wood from the valley, each item is a one-off and I always leave with a suitcase filled to the brim, feeling enthused by these precious Berber communities.
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Living Life to the Fullest Co-Researcher Sally Whitney has had an article published in Roofbreaker, an online magazine from Christian disability charity, Through the Roof. The article, in which Sal…

​Have you ever had your life turned upside down? Things are going great, then something gets flung your way that you never expected? Yep, that happened to me… I had this awesome sports...

Here are 13 of the best and simplest ways to improve your emails' open rates, clickthrough rates, and conversion potential.

The French driver reportedly told all his passengers the bus was 'terminating' after they refused to make room for a wheelchair user.

The Ratcliffe Family consists of two dads, Garry and Kyle, and four kids – Haydn, Isobella, Curly and Phoebe – three of whom have a disability. Haydn has cerebral palsy and is blind in one eye, Bel…

We’re seeing growing signs that people in the United States are waking up to how broken the criminal justice system is – and joining efforts to reform it
The excitement amongst many of our friends and partners was palpable at an event Virgin Unite co-hosted in New York along with InMaat Foundation and The David Rockefeller Fund. We came together to celebrate #CUT50 and the leadership of formerly incarcerated women across the US.
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Van Jones, Topeka Sam, Pamela Winn, Syrita…

A charity which provides care for disabled people and was founded by Second World War bomber pilot Leonard Cheshire has won a tribunal fight after a dyslexic former manager made a disability discrimination allegation.Employment tribunal judges have dismissed claims against Leonard Cheshire Disability by a former care home manager who had lost his job.Judges concluded that Leonard Cheshire bosses had established a “conduct reason for dismissal”…

Saying yes has got me into a lot of trouble over the years. I find it hard to turn down a new adventure or experience and love giving everything a go. In Finding My Virginity , I revealed my 75 close shaves – though I had to update the paperback to 76 after Hurricane Irma hit the BVI and I had a near miss with a bathtub flying through the air and landing where I had earlier been sat
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Certain foods may make your allergy symptoms better or worse. Here's how diet can affect your allergies.

Steven L. Cohn, M.D., professor emeritus of medicine, has been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. Election to Mastership recognizes significant career accomplishments. Masters must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes, but is not limited to, teaching, outstanding work in clinical medicine (research or … Continued

The latest blog posts from Deb Russel's insights on the space.

Disabled activists have called for a boycott of the UK’s first accessible shopping day because of its close links with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and fears that CCTV footage could be used

Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, dean and chief academic officer of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, hosted a lecture on October 31 by renowned molecular microbiologist Scott J. Hultgren, Ph.D., whose groundbreaking contributions to understanding urinary tract infections (UTIs) are helping pave the way for promising new therapies. Dr. Hultgren, the Helen … Continued

Nicklaus Children's Health System welcomes Matthew A. Love as Chief Financial Officer. He will oversee all health system financial responsibilities including treasury, financial and capital planning, managed care, accounting, payroll, property accounting and supply chain management.

WebMD explains the difference between drug allergies and drug side effects.

Making it easier for people with disability to travel will be the focus of new research into the transport challenges posed by the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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Is it constipation? Is it diarrhea? Frankly, when a patient complains to his or her physician about GI problems, the doctor has to wonder, "Is it Irritable Bowel Syndrome?" If you alternate between infrequent and too frequent bowel movements, you may need evaluation by a gastroenterologist