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FDA Bans Shock Devices Used On Patients With Mental Disabilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials on Wednesday banned electrical shock devices used to discourage aggressive, self-harming behavior in patients with mental disabilities. The announcement from the Food and Drug Administration follows years of pressure from disability rights groups and mental health experts who have called the treatment outdated, ineffective and unethical. The agency first announced […]

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3 Models With Disabilities Grace The Covers Of Teen Vogue’s September Issue

Conversations about diversity and inclusivity often overlook people with disabilities. Teen Vogue seeks to remedy this oversight by creating three covers for its September issue, each prominently featuring a model with a different disability. Camila Falquez for Teen Vogue Model Jillian Mercado on one of three covers for Teen Vogue’s September issue. Models Jillian Mercado, who […]