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      Physical Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, 1st Edition

      By: Angela L. Williams
      Library binding. 264 pages. Oct 2019.
      978-0-7808-1765-4.

      Provides an overview of the types of disability that limit an individual’s physical functioning, mobility, dexterity, and stamina, either as a structural or functional impairment. The characteristics of specific physical disability are outlined and examples of the ways in which physical disability affects individuals are explained, along with information on how to find government and local disability programs and resources.

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      Web Price: $39.00

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  • November is National Diabetes Month

    Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems if it’s not controlled. According to the American Diabetes Association, one in 10 American’s have diabetes and another 84 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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    Comprehensive information about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes is available in Diabetes Sourcebook, 7th Edition.

    Posted: October 31, 2019

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    free resource button small  October Is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthThis directory of resources from Breast Cancer Sourcebook provides information on organizations that provide information, support, and advocacy for people with breast cancer.

    Comprehensive information about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer is available in Breast Cancer Sourcebook, 6th Edition.

    Posted: October 3, 2019