Recent National and Local Headlines About Personal Injury and Disability

Being injured or disabled can feel very lonely, so we have compiled this collection of headlines so you can read about people just like you and their potential legal battles.

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Finding clues to Alzheimer’s in DNA

Posted on May 05, 2013 In what’s being described as the largest, most complete genetic mapping project for a single disease, scientists Monday announced a plan to obtain the genetic make-up of more than 800 individuals enrolled in an Alzheimer’s research study. Read More About Finding clues to Alzheimer’s in DNA… back to top

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Atlanta man competing in Paralympics at age 55

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – An Atlanta man will soon travel to London to go head to head with some the world’s best swimmers. Curtis Lovejoy was named to the U.S. Paralympics team last month at the age of 55. Read More About Atlanta man competing in Paralympics at age 55… back to

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Early diagnosis key to treating migraine headaches

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – Your head is killing you! All you want to do is escape and lie down in a dark, quiet room. So, what’s making you feel so bad? Is it a tension headache or a migraine headache? Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between the two. Read More

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Hearing loss an ‘invisible,’ and widely uninsured, problem

Posted on May 05, 2013 (CNN) — If you lose a leg, insurance will likely cover the cost of your prosthesis. If you lose your arm, it’s the same. Even if you lose your ability to perform sexually, more than likely your Viagra is covered. Read More About Hearing loss an ‘invisible,’ and widely uninsured,

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Annual report on U.S. kids’ health a mixed bag

Posted on May 05, 2013 FRIDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) — Infant mortality, preterm births  and teen births have dropped across the United States as have violent crime and victimization among children, U.S. health officials reported Friday. Read More About Annual report on U.S. kids’ health a mixed bag… back to top

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Reports calls for improved care for veterans with PTSD

Posted on May 05, 2013 FRIDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) — Access to care for U.S. military service members and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) must improve, says an Institute of Medicine report released Friday that also calls for better tracking of treatments and results. Read More About Reports calls for improved care for

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With lousy economy, men struggling with depression

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – Depression strikes twice as many women as men, and women are more likely to talk openly about their illness. With the economy in trouble, and jobs on the line, many men are also struggling with depression. Read More About With lousy economy, men struggling with depression… back to

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Dr. Oz: Tips to find the right doctor for you

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – Finding the right doctor isn’t easy. You want a physician with great medical skills, but also a good beside manner.  America’s most famous physician, Dr. Mehmet Oz, spoke about how to find Dr. Right. Read More About Dr. Oz: Tips to find the right doctor for you… back

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Stressful jobs linked to heart woes in women

Posted on May 05, 2013 THURSDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) — Women with demanding jobs that provide few opportunities to make decisions or use their creativity are at increased risk for heart attacks, according to new research. Read More About Stressful jobs linked to heart woes in women… back to top

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Mini-strokes pose danger

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – An eastern Alabama man recently sat down for dinner and suddenly couldn’t speak. Minutes later, his symptoms were gone. Read More About Mini-strokes pose danger… back to top

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