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Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Will YOU Experience Disability?

In May, Allsup is posting a blog series on Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a time when disability and insurance organizations join forces to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your income after a work-disrupting health issue. This series will take you through Five Fast Facts on SSDI that will help you incorporate these benefits into your overall financial protection plan.

Fast Fact No. 1: Serious disabilities […]

By | May 10th, 2018|Health|

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During Mental Health Month, Let’s #CureStigma

Laura Greenstein, Manager, Marketing and Communications, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Why is the ever-present buzz word, “stigma” always so present in the mental health conversation? Why do we continue to bring it up time and again? There are so many pressing issues when it comes to mental illness, […]

By | April 30th, 2018|Categories: Health|

IBS and the Workplace: Three Things You Can Do for a More Comfortable Working Environment

By Tegan Gaetano, Program Director, International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)

It may come as a surprise to many because  it’s often regarded as a trivial condition, but irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most prevalent and burdensome chronic conditions reported by patients. It’s cited as the […]

By | April 9th, 2018|Categories: Health|

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Even with hundreds of ways to describe them, it’s still somewhat awkward to talk about the family jewels. During April, you may see T-shirts urging you to “Grab life by the balls” or “Check your nuts” during Testicular Cancer Awareness Month.

Humor is one way to raise awareness of a […]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Health|

True Help in Action for Woman Living with Bipolar Disorder

Heidi Scott* attempted suicide four times. People said she did it for attention. People said she was selfish. People said her problems were all in her head.

But after her last suicide attempt, a new doctor said something different. He diagnosed her with bipolar disorder.

Despite living with a severe mental […]

By | March 26th, 2018|Categories: Health|

Never a Day Off―Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Some years ago back in another century, I was in the Air Force and based in San Antonio, Texas. We were in between wars at the time, and my fellow airmen and I busied ourselves with the mundane tasks of peacetime.

One day, I passed by a young officer in […]

By | March 16th, 2018|Categories: Health, Veterans|
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