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From Today's Featured Entry: Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation (often abbreviated as rehab) is the restoration of
normal (or near-normal) functioning after a disease, illness, injury,
imprisonment, or addiction. Examples of rehabilitation after an
illness would be teaching someone muscle stretching exercise and
endurance training techniques due to muscular deconditioning
resulting from being bedridden when suffering from a serious
disease such as cancer. (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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