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Demi Lovato Advocates for Mental Health Reform

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Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato has had many ups and downs in recent years but has remained triumphant in bringing awareness to issues of mental health.  After being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, the singer has admitted to her rough times, using
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Court orders Maryland to use accessible absentee voting system

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Voting Accessibility
The United States District Court for the District of Maryland issued a ruling September 4 requiring the Maryland Board of Elections to allow voters to fill out absentee ballots online in the upcoming primary election. “The court today…
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Examining the true price of mental illness

grey and black pie chart showing the financial costs of mental illnessWhat exactly is the total cost of mental illness in the US? According to USA Today, while the emotional costs of mental illness are incalculable, the financial cost to the US economy is a staggering $444.2 billion. This statistic comes…
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Disability advocates weigh in on New Mexico assisted suicide case

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A coalition of disability advocacy groups last month filed an amicus brief in support of the New Mexico attorney general’s appeal from a state court decision that would make the state the fifth to legalize physician-assisted…
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Medical marijuana that will not get you high – instead, it treats your epilepsy

Charlotte's WebOne of the main criticisms of most forms of medical marijuana is that it still acts as an intoxicant – yet for one Colorado farm that isn’t the case. A recent article by The New York Times introduced readers to…
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