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"Corbett care plan no longer cuts aid for disabled"

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This July 24, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about the ongoing negotiations between the Corbett administration and the federal government over Corbett’s alternative to medicaid expansion.  45 more words

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"Study: 80 percent of adults with serious mental illness out of work"

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This July 10, 2014 article on the UPI Health News website talks about a recent study that found that 80% of adults with serious mental illnesses are unemployed despite a sizable number of them stating they want to work.  59 more words

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"Corbett care plan cuts aid for disabled"

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This July 8, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about the cuts that will occur for those who are disabled and receive Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities (MAWD) if Governor Corbett’s alternative to Medicaid expansion is approved. 37 more words

Pennsylvania

What Does God Expect You to Do?

Notable: the documentary

This beautiful 27 minute documentary raises these poignant questions: Does God know that persons with disabilities exist? If the answer is yes, what does he expect of us? 61 more words

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Facebook Posts........................

I recently conducted an experiment on Facebook, to see what kind of pictures and posts would get the most reaction. The results were very interesting and telling of how people are willing to get involved in a good cause or not. 336 more words

"Vet says he was asked to leave Walgreens because of service dog"

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This June 20, 2014 article that includes a video, on the KDFW Dallas website talks about an access issue that a Veteran who is diagnosed with PTSD and uses a Service Dog as part of his treatment, had at a Walgreen’s store.  104 more words

Mental Health

"A 'What Works' approach to poverty"

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This June 6, 2014 TribLive Opinion/Review article talks about ways to help decrease poverty in the united states that could potentially be agreed upon by both sides of the argument.

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