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AbledALERT: Outbreak Post link Banner shows an image of health care workers wearing protective clothing including pink rubber gloves and face masks. The image is half dissolved with a horizontal timeline of ebola cases ranging from 318 reported cases and 218 deaths in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976 to 1,201 cases and 672 deaths (at the time the graphic was made) in 2014 in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The headline reads: Tracking the deadliest outbreak yet. How far could it spread? Click here to go to the coverage.
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AbledHealth Post link banner shows a laptop screen on a desk in an office with the health.gov website on the screen. The headline reads: Obamacare: Beware Of 'Automatic Renewal'. CLick here to go to the post.
AbledALERT-USA Link Banner shows a photo of 25 year old Eduardo Rosas Cruz who hails from a part of Mexico known for drug-resistant tuberculosis. His photo is set against a black and white x-ray of human lungs that show a tuberculosis infection. The headline reads: Emergency: Manhunt For Missing Contagious Tuberculosis Patient in Northern California. This image animates into a transparent black background with the text: Update: Suspect Arrested. Click here to go to the story.
AbledCoping-link box shows members of the Dutch Armed Forces carrying coffins from two transport planes to waiting hearses at Eindhoven Air Base in the netherlands. The headline reads: MH17: Pan Am 103 father's Advice. Click here to go to the post.
AbledCauses link box shows Nick Auden hugging his three children. The headline reads: Locky's Dad: His 'Right To Try' Legacy. Click here to go to the story.
AbledRights link banner shows a Russian Soldier standing guard in a green helmet with a green winter mask covering his face except for his eyes as a convoy of trucks passes by him out of focus in the background. The headline reads: AbledRights - Ukraine: Will Crisis Kill New Disability Laws?. Click here to go to the Post.
AbledNews Post link Banner shows a photo of Oscar Pistorius standing in the High Court in Pretoria facing the camera with a gallery of spectators behind him. The text reads: The Trial of Oscar Pistorius: Was it Pre-Meditated Murder Or A Tragic Accident? Click here to go to our special ongoing coverage page.
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AbledNews Special Coverage banner shows an aerial view of the Oso mudslide taken by Washington State Patrol that shows the bare curved cliff side that was formerly a ridge covered with Alder and evergreen trees and the scale of the massive devastation where it tore through a community of homes and farms. The headline reads: The Oso Mudslide: Heartbreaking Loss and Inspiring Stories of Heroism and Support. Click here to go to the Special Coverage page.
AbledFamily-Special Coverage Link Box shows a photo of Loanna Langton holding her baby with her children standing behind her as they look for news of the mudslide on her smartphone while staying at a temporary shelter in nearby Darrington after their home was flooded after the Oso mudslide. The headline reads Abled Family: The Oso Mudslide: The Hope And Despair. Clicj here to go to the post.
AbledResponders Special Coverage link box shows a photo of search and rescue workers in a group hug after the sister of one of the workers was found in the mud and debris after the Oso mudslide in Washington State. The Headline reads: AbledResponders: The Oso Mudslide: Duty and Heartbreak. Click here to go to the post.
AbledCoping link box shows a large crowd of people in Arlington, Washington gathered for an outdoor candlelight vigil for the victims and families of the Oso mudslide. Click here to go to the post for more special coverage on how the communities involved are coping.
AbledCauses Special Coverage Post linkbox shows an American flag flying on a post sticking out of the collapsed roof of a home that was crushed and carried away by a massive landslide in Oso, Washington. The bare mud cliff created by the slide is seen in the distance. The headline reads: AbledCauses: The Oso Mudslide: How to Help Survivors of the Washington State Mudslide Disaster. Click here to go to the post.
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AbledHealth Special Report link banner has the headline: Meningitis: The Princeton Vaccine - Unapproved by the FDA but deemed necessary. Photos in the background show on the left a 3D rendering of the meningococcal bacteria next to a wide photo of the front of Princeton University's Nassau Hall which features a large bell tower. Click here to go to the report.
Special Report - AbledNews- story link box headline reads: H7N9: Tracking The New Killer Viruses. A photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control shows a lab worker sorting samples of flu virus into vial trays while dressed in protective lab gear. Click to go to the story.
AbledHealth Special report link banner shows a map of the world in the background with the countries that have reported cases of Lyme Disease highlighted in green. Three photos in the foreground show ticks of various sizes on skin, and on a blade of grass, while the third photo shows the Lyme disease bacteria under a microscope. The headline reads: Lyme Disease: Doctors versus Patients. Click here to go to the Special Report. and
Special-Report-AbledResearch Headline link banner shows a silhouette of Abled.com Co-Founder Laura Meddens walking with her Seeing Eye guide dog Wagner against a backdrop of Waggie's T-Cells as seen under a microscope with the headline: Cancer A Brave Guide Dog's Legacy. Click here to go to the article.
AbledPeople-Special Report: Angelina Jolie: The Angelina Effect on BRAC1. Click to go to the report.
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AbledCauses Post Link Banner shows a video still of Ben Pierce sitting in a wooden chair and covering his face with his hands as he breaks down crying after he tells a reporter he doesn't want to go blind. The 9 year old is slowly losing his sight because of complications from his premature birth. Ben has dark brown hair and a narrow face with dark-tinted glasses. He's wearing a blue and white short-sleeved shirt with vertical and horizontal blue and white stripes with blue jeans. The headline reads: Abled Causes: Ben PIerce: Help fund a visual bucket list for 9 year old boy who is growing blind. Click here to go to the post.
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AbledCauses link box shows Nick Auden hugging his three children. The headline reads: Locky's Dad: His 'Right To Try' Legacy. Click here to go to the story.
AbledCauses post link box shows a photo of Max Page ('Lil Darth Vader') holding a Joy Jar filled with trinkets, toys and inspirational messages for sick children in hospital. A photo card forms the other half of the picture and shows Jessie Rees who originated the idea of Joy Jars before losing her battle with cancer. The headline reads: Joy Jars: Max Keeps Jessie's Dream Alive. Click here to go to the post.
AbledCauses link box shows a photograph of web evangelist Molly Holzschlag with her trademark curly long hair before she became ill with a rare disorder. The other photo is a more recent one, showing Molly with much shorter hair covered by a colorful head scarf. The text reads: AbledCauses: Molly Holzschlag: The Fight of Her Life. Click here to go to the story to learn how you can help this Internet Pioneer beat this rare illness.
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AbledPeople-Icons of 2014 Banner shows a still frame from the Duracell commercial featuring Seattle Seahawks running back Derrick Coleman, who is deaf. We see him from behind with the name 'Coleman' on the back of his uniform as he puts his helment on. The headline text reads: Derrick COleman: The Seahawks Champion Who's inspiring A generation of Deaf Fans. CLick here to go to the story.
AbledConditions Post link Banner shows a digital display of an MRI scan of a prostate with certain areas showing blue, green or red. The headline reads: AbledConditions: Prostate cancer: Vitamin E and Selenium Supplements May Double Your Risk For It. Click here to go to the post.
AbledCoping Post Banner shows an anorexic teenage girl in a bra and panties looking in the mirror and seeing herself as fat. The headline reads: Eating Disorders: UK Charity Finds National Health Service 'Failing' UK Students. Click here to go to the post.
AbledResponders Post link Banner shows a photo of Jonathan Meister, with bruises and cuts on his face, superimposed over a blurred background photo of yellow taser guns. The headline reads: Special Needs Training: Deaf Man Sues After Being Beaten And Tasered By Police. Click here to go to the post.
AbledSeniors Post link Banner shows two movie stills from the Alfred Hitchcock movie 'North by Northwest' showing Eva Marie Saint and Cary grant in a train. A poster for the movie is superimposed between the two images. The headline reads: AbledSeniors: Eva Marie Saint: Oscar Season reflections at 89 on Family, Fame, Film and Cary Grant. Click here to go to the Post.
AbledALERT link box headline reads: Emergency: US and UK Storm Survival . A NASA photo taken from space shows the storm systems over the US and the UK connected by a curved band of clouds over the Atlantic Ocean. Click here to go to the Alert.
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AbledResearch Post Link Box shows a microscopic view of heart muscle grown from stem cells. The headline reads: Stem Cells | Heart Disease: Repair Patch. Click here to go to the post.
AbledCauses Post Link Banner shows John Furniss at work, restoring a grand piano. The headline reads: John Furniss Piano Service: Help blind piano restorer to buy adaptive tools shop. Click here to go to the post.
AbledCoping Post Link Banner shows a double exposure black and white photo of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman facing forward and then looking to his right. The headline reads: AbledCoping: Addiction: Heroin versus Philip Seymour Hoffman. Click here to go to the post.
AbledIssues Post Banner shows a video frame of a young person with a mental illness strapped into a yellow ambulance gurney being attended to by paramedics in a hospital corridor while hospital staff look on. The headline reads: Mental Illness: '60 Minutes' Documents Mentally Ill Youth In Crisis With Nowhere To Go. Click here to go to the post.
AbledAlert Post Link Banner shows a graphic from CBS News titled Testosterone Treatment 55 thousand 593 Men within 90 Days of treatment Heart Attack Risk Almost Tripled in those younger than 65 with a history of heart disease. The AbledAlert headline reads: Testosterone Supplements: Linked to Double and Almost Triple Risk of Heart Attack. Click here to go to the post.
AbledTech Post Link Banner shows a photo of Brian Otis, Google X project lead, holding a contact lens Google is testing to explore tear glucose in Mountain View, Calif. The lens is clear with a 3 band circular ring of gold-colored circuitry connected to a square silicon chip. Click here to go to the post.
AbledAlert Post Link Banner shows photos from the posters of three missing autistic teen males. Two are marked with red banners and the words 'found', while the third read 'Found Dead'. The headline reads: Missing Autistic Teens: Tragic Update. Click here to go to the story.
AbledResponders Post Link Banner shows New York City Police Department Divers conferring during the search for the remains if missing autistic teenager Avonte Oquendo whose photo appears as an insert with the title: Police: The Avonte Oquendo Tragedy Spotlights The Need For Police Autism Training. Click here to go to the post.
AbledConditions Post Link Banner shows a New York Times illustration by Lauren Nassef depicting three open milk cartons seen at an angle with a 'Missing' message on one side and the image of a male teenager 'walking' through the side panels. The headline reads: Autism: How to prevent children and teens from wandering and how to respond if they do. Click here to go to the post.
AbledWarriors Post Link Banner shows US Army Ranger Vet Oskar Zepeda standing beside a computer work station as he is interviewed for a TV news story. He is one of 17 special ops interns working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The headline reads: Special Ops Vets: The HERO program recruits interns for war on child predators. Click here to go to the post.
AbledPeople Icons of 2014 Banner shows Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist in Moguls Skiing - Alex Bilodeau and his brother Frederic whom he cites as his greatest inspiration as he lives with Cerebral Palsy. The headline reads: AbledPeople: The Bilodeau Brothers: Their Olympic Gold Bond & Advocacy For Cerebral Palsy research. Click here to go to the post.
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AbledSports 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympic Games Banner featuring photos of various Paralympic athletes behind openings in a blue and light blue geometric graphic that symbolizes the mountains in Sochi Russia. The headline reads Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games Coverage March 7 to 16. Click here to go to our special Paralympics coverage page.
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Link Banner reads See All The Highlights in Our Sochi 2014 Paralympics Archive. Click here to go to the page.
AbledWarriors Link Banner shows a row of six Golden retriever puppies sitting side by side on a picnic table facings the camera, with green grass in the background. The puppies are wearing blue kerchiefs around their neck with the Warrior Canine Connection logo that shows the profile of a dog inside a blue star. The headline reads: Warrio Canine Connection: Vets With Combat Stress train Service Dogs For Fellow Vets. Click here to go to the story.
AbledHealth Post link Banner shows a background photo of an industrial poultry shed with thousands of broiler chickens crowded together. In the foreground are two screengrabs - one of the ConsumerReports.org website showing their story The High Costs of Cheap Chicken with a photo of a package of raw chicken breasts with yellow tape wrapped around it and the word caution printed twice. The other is the cover of the PEW Report on the Weaknesses in the USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service's Salmonella Regulation. It features a photo of packages of poultry products in a grocery store display. The headline reads: Salmonella Poisoning: Two reports slam poultry safety - One finds 97 per cent infection rate. Click here to go to the story.
AbledNews post link banner shows two women working in amessy chicken market in China with orange-reddish hens and white roosters crowded into rickety cages. The headline reads: H7N9 Bird Flu: Mutating Drug resistance. Click here to go to the post.
AbledConditions Link banner shows Islets of Langerhans cells stained orange against a yellow filter under a micrscope. The text reads: AbledConditions: Diabetes: Islet Cell Transplants Offer New Hope For People With Type-1 Diabetes. Click here to go to the story.
AbledNews Link Banner shows 60 year old Cecil WIlliams, a blind African American man lying on a gurney in a hospital emergency room with the top of his head bandaged and stroking his black labrador guide dog Orlando on the side of his head. The headline reads: Miracle In NYC: Guide Dog Tries To Save Master - Both Fall Under Train And Survive. Click here to go to the Post.
AbledFamily Post link banner shows a single candle burning in front of a black and white montage of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre in Newton, Connecticut with the headline: Newton +1: How the families are doing and How to talk to your children about it. Click here to go to the post.
AbledPeople link banner shows a black and white photo of former South African President Nelson Mandel looking out between the bars on the window of his former prison cell. The headline reads: Nelson Mandela: 1918-2013: A Tribute. Click here to go to the post.
AbledNews link banner has the headline: Mandela Memorial: Fake Interpreter. The man - identified as Thami Jantjie, a member of Nelson Mandela's political party, the African National Congress, is seen in a TV screengrab from the service. Click here to go to the post.
AbledIssues Post link banner shows Autumn Chenkus and Charlie Higgs lying next to their infant son Maverick who has a rare genetic defect called Coffin-Siris syndrome. Maverick is sleeping with an oxygen tube in his nose. The headline reads: Transplants: Does Disability Equal Denial? Click here to go to the post.
AbledRx post link banner shows a bottle of Cinnamon supplements and a bottle of Magnesium supplements shown agains a blurred background chart for blood pressure showing the readings for Low, Normal and High blood pressure. The headline reads: Cinnamon plus Magnesium: More effective at reducing blood pressure than medications. Click here to go to the story.
AbledWarriors link banner to post on Escorts of the Heart: Solemn Flight. The story details the reaction of passengers to the news their flight is carrying a fallen serviceman home. The photo shows a military honor guard greeting his flag-draped casket as it's unloaded from the aircraft's cargo bay. Click here to go to the story.
AbledSeniors Post Link Banner shows an older woman with white hair with glasses wearing a white t-shirt smiling as she stretches her arms out to her side as part of an exercise class while you see her classmates in the background with bright light from outside streaming in behind them through arched pane windows above the door to the gym. The headline reads: Exercise: Benefits for Late Bloomers. Click here to go to the post.
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AbledHealth headline link banner shows a computer-generated image of a red heart and arteries visible through a bluish x-ray effect of a human chest that shows the ribcage and the outline of the shoulders and arms with the title: heart Disease and Stroke: 200 thousand deaths avoidable. Click here to go to the story page.

 

AbledKids headline link banner shows an overweight boy eating junk food while sitting on the couch watching TV and reads: Obesity-Deadly blood pressure spike. Click to go to the story.

AbledResponders-Headline Link Banner shows the 'FAST' method for assessing a stroke-F= Face dropping, A= Arm weakness, S= Speech Difficulty, T= Time to call 911 or 112 in EU. Click here to go to the article.

 

AbledResponders headline link banner shows a photo of former President Bush Senior sitting with the son of one of his Secret Serve Agents - both have shaved heads in support of the boy's battle against leukemia with the text headline: Secret Service: Presidential Solidarity. Click here to go to the article.

AbledConditions story link banner shows a photo of Linda Ronstadt with the headline: Parkinson's: A Songbird Silenced. Update: Video Interview. Click here to go to the story.

 

AbledConditions story link shows a photo of HLN 'In Session' producer Erik Nivision looking to his left with his hands in his pockets and wearing a blue, green and white striped shirt along with a grey fedora with white trim. He was diagnosed with Lyme Disease last month after 2 years of what he calls 'hell'. Click to go to the story.

AbledBabies headline link banner reads: Alert: Stop using If Part of recall over a photo of the product box for 1/2 ounce Motrin Infants Drops - Berry Flavor. Click to go to the story.

 

AbledNews Headlines link box shows a closeup photograph of a young girl's legs showing second degree burns with a headline that reads: Lime Burns: Sun & juice burn dangers. Click to go to story.

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