The study showed that 26 percent of people with disabilities received fewer expressions of employer interest than those without disabilities. They also found that smaller companies were less likely to call candidates with disabilities back.
New guidelines from the U.S. Soccer Federation will drastically change how youth come in contact with the ball. The organization released new safety measures in an effort to prevent head injuries on the field.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says cheerleading has the highest rate of catastrophic injuries out of all high school sports. A new surgery that untangles and relieves nerves is now available to of those who suffer from traumatic brain injuries.
The last outbreak of the avian flu was identified in June 2015 and resulted in the depopulation of 7.5 million turkeys. It's caused a spike in poultry prices and a shortage in supply; leading to a 30 percent increase in price per pound for turkeys over the last two years.
Now entering its third year, enrollment in the Affordable Care Act marketplace is now taking place. 17.6 million Americans are now insured; another 10.5 million Americans are eligible, yet not enrolled.
Integrity House serves over 2,000 people a year with services that include: residential treatment, halfway house treatment, supportive housing and outpatient treatment. The organization has been around for almost 50 years.
250 to 350 families visit the Peoples Pantry every week. So far, the nonprofit has distributed 5.8 million pounds of food. The Founder and CEO says as many as 15 new families walk through these doors daily.
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