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#GivingTuesdayNow is Today!

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving that unites us all through generosity. Today, we have the power to heal communities in good times and bad. A global threat like COVID-19 touches every person on the planet, and it presents an opportunity to come together as a global community. Give $5 and your …

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‘This Is Really Life or Death.’ For People With Disabilities, Coronavirus Is Making It Harder Than Ever to Receive Care

  …Roughly one in four adults in the U.S. has a disability, and an estimated 60% of Americans have at least one chronic health condition that could make the symptoms of COVID-19 more severe or deadly. Even in normal times, people with disabilities and chronic illnesses confront biases in medical care, face waiting lists to …

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Medical Rationing: When Disability Bias Hides Behind A Magical “Invisibility” Cloak

“Among the rationing plans being discussed to respond to the strain the surge in coronavirus cases is expected to place on the capabilities of hospitals in some cases, the Pittsburgh Model Plan Regarding the Allocation of Scarce Critical Care Resources during a Public Health Emergency (1) is being given the most play. The Plan would …

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We urgently need federal triage protocols that ethically and legally ensure equal access to care

As the COVID-19 pandemic hurdles us to the breaking point of our medical system in various hot spots across the country, we are being forced to face our faults and our fears in the raw. As a first responder, I have seen the issues with providing quality care for everyone in the current environment. Despite …

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