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June 2012 Archives

Chronic fatigue syndrome is physically, emotionally tolling

There are many medical conditions that remain just as much a mystery to researchers as they do to the general public. While medical researchers may be puzzled by the causes or potential cures for an illness, Michigan residents may often just not know enough of specific conditions, a number of which may be serious enough to warrant Social Security disability benefits.

Court determines woman is entitled to benefits for sleep disorder

Developing a severe or chronic medical condition can change a person's life essentially overnight. Depending on the nature of the nature of the mental or physical condition, a person's ability to earn income and support themselves or their family, in addition to covering medical bills, can be put in jeopardy. This is one of the many reasons why many Michigan residents weigh their options for disability benefit payments.

Aphasia Awareness Month highlights treatment options in Michigan

Dealing with the effects of a traumatic brain injury can impact victims and their families in so many ways. Basic tasks, such as moving or communicating, can become a challenge the instant someone sustains a severe brain injury. When families find themselves in these circumstances, they may consider applying for Social Security disability benefits to meet the financial challenges posed by a serious injury

Gathering storm: Social Security disability funds set to dry up

Over the last several years, there has been significant discussion and debate over the notion that the Social Security retirement benefit program will not have adequate funding down the road. Interestingly enough, the fund established for the Social Security disability program is actually headed toward a financial crisis much sooner -- in four years. This news is set to impact everyone in Michigan who receives these necessary payments.