Abuse on the Elderly and Disabled

A shelter in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, was reaching out to people during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to be especially aware of the condition of the elderly and disabled, as they’re all too often the victims of unreported physical violence. October, if you were unaware, was National Disability Employment Awareness Month, designed to make people more aware of the need to avoid discrimination against those with disabilities when hiring and in the workplace. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed 20 years ago, in October. But despite all these things to raise awareness, neglect, abuse and discrimination against the disabled still do occur.

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A New Way of Detecting Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, yet diagnosis of this deadly yet often curable disease is currently difficult. Scientists in the UK however have recently announced an exciting development in the quest to find a simple test for prostate cancer that could save thousands of lives around the world each year.

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How to Deal with Home Allergens?

As temperatures begin to drop and snow and rain dampen our plans for going out, the quality of air in our homes will greatly affect how we enjoy our holiday season. This is especially important for allergy sufferers, because even though the summer is over and sinus allergies are gone, they have an entire roster of villains waiting to attack them in the house including mold, dust, and pet allergies that could trigger their next allergy attack.

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