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Singer Toni Braxton hospitalized after lupus flare-up

Lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that targets a group of organs, cells, and tissue that protect the body from infection. It is a chronic disorder that may last as long as several months. Unfortunately, residents in New York and elsewhere suffer from this illness, making it challenging to work and even live a normal…

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Dangers of cancer from alcohol consumption

Throughout the United States and throughout the world, the consumption of alcohol is a common practice among adults. Some like to unwind after a long day’s work with a few beers at happy hour, others like to enjoy a glass of wine with their dinner each night and others reserve their alcoholic consumption to special…

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Did you know Social Security covers mental disorders?

Mental disorders often come with a certain stigma in New York. It is often easier to diagnose a physical disability or a medical condition by running tests to scans that show the condition, injury or illness. But, for mental conditions, it is often harder to diagnose and even prove the condition exists. Furthermore, due to…

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Death of David Bowie sheds light on liver cancer

In news that shocked the world, music industry legend David Bowie died on January 10. Bowie apparently kept his illness, liver cancer, a secret to all but his closest friends and family, and continued to be active during his struggle with the disease, even releasing an album on his birthday the week before his death.…

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Understanding and coping with cancer

For many Americans, the “C” word, cancer, is one of the most feared words in the medical field. And due to its prevalence, that fear is justified. According to the American Cancer Society, cancer is defined as a group of diseases that are marked by the growth and spread of abnormal cells. Many outside factors…

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Social Security Benefits help victims battling cancer

The Social Security Administration has two programs, Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income, which provide financial aid for Americans suffering from disabilities, illnesses, injuries or mental conditions that prevent them from working. The programs were developed not to replace lost income due to the disability, but to help offset some of the costs…

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Is there a difference between SSDI and SSI programs?

Within the Social Security Administration’s programs, there are two common types of benefits for individuals with disabilities: Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income. Although they are similar in name and both are run by the Social Security Administration, they are two very different programs. Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, is a program designed…

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Kidney disease and the Compassionate Allowance program

One out of three Americans has a significant risk of developing kidney disease, and there are 20 million Americans suffering from chronic kidney disease. Many individuals do not even know that they suffer from kidney disease. In the instance of one individual, he was not aware he suffered from kidney disease until he became ill…

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