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How Disability Misunderstandings and Stigma Impact Mental Wellbeing

How Disability Misunderstandings and Stigma Impact Mental Wellbeing

About 26% of Americans live with a disability, either physical or mental, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Advocates say there are a lot of misunderstandings about someone with a disability. And that stigma not only runs deep, but it can also have a huge impact on that person’s mental health. 28-year-old New Yorker …

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Magnesium for the prevention of cerebral palsy [Classics Series] |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

Magnesium for the prevention of cerebral palsy [Classics Series] | Medicine in 2 Minutes

This study summary is an excerpt from the book 2 Minute Medicine’s The Classics in Medicine: Summaries of the Landmark Trials 1. Among women with imminent preterm birth, babies of women randomized to magnesium were less likely to be diagnosed with moderate or severe cerebral palsy. Original publication date: August 2008 Summary of the study: …

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