I’m planning to volunteer for Dave Adlard’s NEXT expedition race. Social media. Photos. Video. June 28th – July 4th, 2015. Over almost 7 days, teams will undertake a 340 – 600 km (200 – 350 miles) expedition over some of … Continue reading ?
By Dan Olmsted Spring has sprung, at least theoretically, in daffodil-deprived Washington. Warmer weather will soon favor a resurgence of enterovirus 68, the virus that first appeared in severe and paralytic forms in 2013 as a small cluster in California,...
BBC Ouch catches up with two disabled graduates to find out what they have been doing since leaving university.
Nigerians voted today in an election that the independent electoral commission promised would be the fairest in the nation’s history, despite threats from terror group Boko Haram to disrupt the poll.
Weight-loss surgery prior to a knee or hip replacement for severely overweight patients may lead to better outcomes, according to two new studies.
The first artificial retinal bionic eye implant surgery in the Asia-Pacific region to help restore vision for the blind has been performed in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Are new changes to the Access to Work scheme hurting deaf people in particular?
Mental illness is not an exclusive condition. It is not like a virus which is completely foreign to our bodies. Mental illness is a capacity within all of us that is constantly fluctuating in size and influence. Though I am very susceptible to mental illness, I am no less functional or ambitious. It simply means […]
If you’re nearly perfect, you’d think that would mean something in spring training. You know, like a job. But the exhibition season is littered with those with spotless ERAs and high batting averages sent back to the minors.
Cristian Quintero of USC won the 200-yard freestyle and swam a leg for the Trojans’ winning 800-yard free relay team Friday at the NCAA men’s swimming championships at Iowa City, Iowa.
The way regulation ended, Gardena Serra seemed destined to win Friday night's CIF Division I state final at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley.
Freshman forward Kevon Looney embraced his coaches as he stepped off the court here and walked down the tunnel into the locker room. The loss could be his final game at UCLA.
Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the San Francisco Chronicle's founding family to head the newspaper, died Thursday at her apartment in the city after a long convalescence. She was 95.
Dao Nguyen served as head monk of Tu Nghiem Temple, one of many small Buddhist houses of worship that dot the neighborhoods of Little Saigon in Orange County.
John Renbourn, a masterful acoustic guitarist and founding member of the Pentangle quintet in the 1960s, has died at his home in Scotland. He was 70.
Should you choose to trust and be vulnerable? "Trust is your willingness to cede control. Letting go of control makes you feel vulnerable. Most of us don’t like feeling vulnerable. But we don’t have a choice." - Dr. Amit Sood Amit Sood, M.D. is director of research in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo […]
After this week's Germanwings 9525 accident, in which 27-year-old first officer Andreas Lubitz is believed to have deliberately crashed the plane, killing himself and 149 people, the debate quickly turned to depression. Reports surfaced that Lubitz had been treated for depression in 2009, and the British tabloid press quickly pounced. Show More Summary
The disabled people doing Halloween in style.
With Congress on spring break, many House and Senate Republicans will probably spend the next two weeks back home touting the resolutions they passed to "balance the budget" within 10 years. But the competing resolutions for fiscal 2016 won't do anything of the sort, no matter what lawmakers...