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Disabled Women’s Equal Pay Struggles Often Go Unheard — But You Can Help Include Them

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Disabled Women’s Equal Pay Struggles Often Go Unheard — But You Can Help Include Them

Source:  Bustle.com / April 2018 Tuesday marks Equal Pay Day in the United States — but something is still missing from the conversation. Yes, it’s crucial that we highlight the too-many inequalities that face women. But it’s just as important to ensure that these conversations reflect the experiences of all women, including women with disabilities. Women with disabilities face a striking wage gap, too. The median pay for women with disabilities is 72 cents for every dollar earned by men with disabilities. And in 2016, an American Association of University Women report found that...

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Retirees, VA Disability Recipients to Get Biggest Pay Raise Since 2012

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Retirees, VA Disability Recipients to Get Biggest Pay Raise Since 2012

Source:  Military.com | 13 Oct 2017 | by Jim Absher Military retirees and those who receive disability checks and some other types of pay from the Department of Veterans Affairs will see a 2 percent pay raise in their monthly paychecks in 2018. It is the biggest cost of living (COLA) increase since 2012, equaling as much as $310 a month for those at the top of the retirement pay charts. Many Monthly Benefits Going Up Thanks to the increase, the average military retirement check for an E-7 with 20 years of service will go up by $46 a month, while an O-5 with the same time in uniform will see...

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CNN: Dogs’ similarities boost human cancer research

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on CNN: Dogs’ similarities boost human cancer research

Source: CNN “Dogs’ similarities boost human cancer research” By Nicole Ehrhart, The Conversation, 02/03/2017 Story highlights Dogs have greater than 80 percent genetic similarity to humans, versus only 67 percent for mice Some dog cancers are microscopically and molecularly identical to cancers in people A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart… Mostly, he taught me about friendship and selflessness and, above all else,...

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