From Today's Featured Entry: Abeyance
Abeyance is a state of temporary ending, inactivating, suspending,
ceasing, or interrupting a function. For example, if someone is
choking, breathing can be in abeyance until it is restored by
dislodging the object obstructing air flow.  More commonly,
abeyance is used to refer to remission of cancer (e.g., the cancer
is in abeyance). It is sometimes also used to refer to remission of
multiple sclerosis prior (Full article...)
Featured Blog Entry: Living with Disabilities: Ways to Live More Independently
According to statistics from England’s National Health Service,
around one in five adults in the UK are disabled and more
significantly, one million of these individuals live by themselves. As
particularly distressing as this latter statistic is, for many the
situation is further compounded by having the “obese” label added to
them. To qualify for this (if you’ll forgive this rather blunt term) your
Body Mass Index (BMI) needs to be above... (Full article...)
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