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More conditions put on fast track for disability benefit approval

Receiving approval for Social Security disability benefits can be a long, frustrating process. When a person is simply trying to gain access to medical care for a debilitating condition, waiting an excessive amount of time for necessary financial support can be frustrating.

Researchers seek ways to slow progression of multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a neurological condition that affects people in different ways. In some cases, mobility and the ability to communicate diminish as the condition progresses. For a time, people might be able to work through the symptoms with the understanding of certain limitations. However, as the illness moves into advanced stages, multiple sclerosis can cause disability.

Feds mull change to application for veterans disability benefits

Any veteran who has tried to apply for disability benefits during the last several years understands how frustrating the process can be. We have previously reported that a massive backlog in benefit claims has caused waiting periods to be excruciatingly long. Federal officials have tried to put a dent in the backlog, but it still exists months later.

Joint injuries, deterioration can limit physical capabilities

Dealing with a persistent medical issue can completely change a person's life as he or she knows it. Until people experience the effects of a physical impairment or illness, it may be difficult to understand what kind of disruption it can create in everyday and professional life.

Social Security disability program revisions set for the new year

In the past year, the Social Security disability insurance program received a lot of media attention. Between criticisms of the number of people approved to receive SSDI and concerns about the disability trust fund running low, there was a lot to consider in 2013.

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