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 [...]

By | 2018-05-15T15:03:13+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Will YOU Experience Disability?

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-10T16:05:43+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Comments Off on During Mental Health Month, Let’s #CureStigma

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-23T20:10:48+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Comments Off on IBS and the Workplace: Three Things You Can Do for a More Comfortable Working Environment

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-16T21:27:12+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-16T21:24:20+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Comments Off on True Help in Action for Woman Living with Bipolar Disorder

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 [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:53:08+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Never a Day Off―Living with Multiple Sclerosis

How to Heart Your Kidneys

*By the National Kidney Foundation Show your kidneys some love through preventative care. March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is calling on all Americans to #HeartYourKidneys. When you love someone, you want them to be safe and happy. The same goes for your [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:50:42+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Comments Off on How to Heart Your Kidneys

What You Need to Know if You Are Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer Under Age 50

Colorectal cancer rates are on the rise for people under age 50, according to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance (CCA). However, the average age of a cancer diagnosis is still 68-72 years old, making it something someone under age 50 rarely anticipates. Support and resources for younger patients are [...]

By | 2018-03-26T19:20:06+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Comments Off on What You Need to Know if You Are Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer Under Age 50

What You Need to Know if You Are Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer Under Age 50

Colorectal cancer rates are on the rise for people under age 50, according to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance (CCA). However, the average age of a cancer diagnosis is still 68-72 years old, making it something someone under age 50 rarely anticipates. Support and resources for younger patients [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:49:51+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on What You Need to Know if You Are Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer Under Age 50

Share, Inspire and Win with Your Rare Disease Story

There are 30 million rare disease stories in the U.S. Do you have one? Share it in the #IAmInvisibleNoMore video contest to raise awareness and you could win $500. February 28 is Rare Disease Day®.  According to the National Organization for Rare Disorders, 1 in 20 people will live with a rare [...]

By | 2018-03-26T19:20:00+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Share, Inspire and Win with Your Rare Disease Story
Load More Posts