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Aphasia Awareness Month

Aphasia is an “acquired communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to process language.” This may present itself as an inability to understand words spoken to them or a jumbling of the patient’s own spoken words. It also affects reading and writing. A better awareness of the disorder is needed as despite the fact that … Continue reading Aphasia Awareness Month
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Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Awareness Month

Awareness campaigns are a way of drawing attention to often overlooked diseases. The Myasthenia Gravis (or MG) campaign is a valid case in point; although MG is not particularly well known or understood, its effects are widespread and devastating to those it does affect. Even though you may never have heard of it, MG is … Continue reading Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Awareness Month
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