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May 2014 Archives

What is Social Security's Listing of Impairments?

If you are applying for disability benefits from Social Security because of a medical condition that prevents you from working, the agency's Listing of Impairments will be an important part of the agency's decision making process. The list, also called the Blue Book, contains information about medical conditions that are so severe that Social Security will automatically consider you disabled if you can meet the condition outlined in the list.

Wife takes on veteran's mission to help after tragic PTSD death

An estimated 15 percent of veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) says the disorder is treatable, and soldiers with PTSD often live successful lives.

Raising awareness of fibromyalgia

Advocates and people with fibromyalgia are raising awareness of the potentially disabling disease this month. Monday, May 12, is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, and people will have events and raise awareness of the illness throughout the month. People with fibromyalgia have a serious medical condition that is often misunderstood.

Dying woman's disability benefits are cut off over issue about work

In general, Social Security Disability benefits are awarded for people who are unable to do any kind of substantial work due to a medical impairment. In some cases, people may be able to do some work and receive the benefits, but it can be challenging to determine whether someone can work while receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI).

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