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Use the VA’s Financial Calculator to find out if your income level and assets may affect your eligibility for VA health benefits. Using this calculator only takes about two minutes.
For more information visit this link: http://www.disability.gov/health/specific_populations/veterans_&_military
Provides information on workplace trends, the value of work and available programs and supports for parents of children with developmental disabilities, as they help their children prepare for a fulfilling and constructive role in the workforce. Though this document was developed for residents of New Jersey, it contains tips and guidance that can benefit parents across the country.
For more information visit this link: http://www.disability.gov/education/parent_resources/developmental_&_intellectual_disabilities
The January issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research, is now available! In this edition:
Your Aging Eyes
How You See as Time Goes By
You can’t prevent all age-related changes to your eyes. But you can take steps to protect your vision and reduce your risk for serious eye disease in the future. Effective treatments are now available for many eye disorders. You can also learn how to make the most of the vision you have.
Read more about aging and your eyes.
Protein Shapes Help Treat Disease
Proteins deliver oxygen to your tissues, defend against infection, digest food and even make new proteins. These molecules are uniquely designed to carry out their tasks. If we can understand how protein shapes affect what they do, we might be able to understand what goes wrong in some diseases and develop better treatments.
Read more about proteins and disease.
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A new notice entitled “Legionnaires’ Disease in Cozumel, Mexico” has been added to the Travelers’ Health site. To view the notice, please visit the travel notices page and scroll down to “In the News.”
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