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The Brief Guide to Parkinson’s Disease

Posted on May 27, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Parkinson’s is one of the many common degenerative disorders affecting millions of people around the word. It is a central nervous system disorder that affects the motor system of the body. Rigidity, immobility, imbalance, shivering, etc. are some of the major symptoms of this disorder. There is no complete cure for this disorder, but technology has helped reduce the pain and hassle.

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Celebrate Memorial Day Safely

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

The last Monday of May is our day to honor those who have served our country. Originally known as Decoration Day after the Civil War, it is now known as Memorial Day. It is also the unofficial start of summer and can include barbecues and trips to the beach or pool. It’s not only important to understand what Memorial Day stands for, but to make sure we celebrate it in a safe manner.

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Hope For Education

Posted on May 09, 2017 by Gazala Bohra

Come join me on a little stroll down the dust ridden lanes of Girirajpura, a small village in SawaiMadhopur region of Rajasthan India. The mud houses lining the street are small, mostly one room establishments. The village population is somewhere between 500 to 1000 people. On a typical summer day when the temperatures soar to 100 degree Fahrenheit, you can still find groups of little boys.

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Remember Mom on Mother’s Day

Posted on May 05, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Every second Sunday in May, we set aside a special day to remember and honor our moms. It doesn’t need to be something major, but we should all make it a point to honor the woman who gave birth to us and raised us into the people we are today. It’s just a simple way to respect and honor all the sacrifices she made so that we can be happy and grow up to become better people.

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Wheelchair Cushions: Make the Right Choice

Posted on May 01, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Many people need to use a wheelchair in order to maintain their mobility and independence. This inevitably presents a potential problem to the user: pressure points. Below is a great diagram to illustrate how those in wheelchairs face multiple pressure points. To avoid these, it’s important to choose the right seating cushion for your chair and need.

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