I saw people in power – the medical and allied health professionals – all too often talking about people with disabilities as manipulative, as needing instruction and needing direction and needing to be ‘pushed’. That was a big word. They needed to be ‘pushed’ to do what was right for them. And of course what was right for them was being decided by people who were outside the immediate disability experience.
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Newark, NJ - Local ICU nurse Debbie Watson called in rich this morning after winning the historic Powerball.
When nobody claimed a the Powerball winnings of over $900 million, Debbie knew how to beat the system: “I thought to myself, Who is the Luckiest person I know? Dan Weathers in room …
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants, known as Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC), are the most effective types of birth control for teens. LARC is safe to use, does not require taking a pill each day or doing something each time before having sex, and can prevent pregnancy for 3 to 10 years, depending on the method. Less than 1% of LARC users would become pregnant during the first year of use.