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Are You Ready for This Year's Flu Season?

9/19/2018
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Women In Government Podcast Are You Ready for This Year's Flu Season? Each year, three to five million cases of severe flu are reported worldwide. Depending on the virus, influenza associated deaths can range from 290,000 to over 650,000 people. Last year, the number of those infected with the flu in the United States skyrocketed to levels we haven’t seen in more than a decade. Is our country prepared for this year’s flu season? What is being done to protect our health in the medical and...

Duration:00:38:44

EPISODE 3 - Employer Perspectives for Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities

6/6/2018
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Women In Government Podcast EPISODE 3: Employer Perspectives for Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities In 2016 less than 40% of Americans between the ages of 18-64 with disabilities had a job. The employment percentage was more than double for those without disabilities. This employment gap highlights the work that needs to be done to help those living with disabilities find meaningful and rewarding employment. Join Moderator and Maryland Delegate, Sheree Sample-Hughes,...

Duration:00:26:11

EPISODE 3 - Employer Perspectives for Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities

6/3/2018
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Women In Government Podcast EPISODE 3: Employer Perspectives for Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities In 2016 less than 40% of Americans between the ages of 18-64 with disabilities had a job. The employment percentage was more than double for those without disabilities. This employment gap highlights the work that needs to be done to help those living with disabilities find meaningful and rewarding employment. Join Moderator and Maryland Delegate, Sheree Sample-Hughes,...

Duration:00:26:11

Osteoporosis: Basics to Bone Health (7:52)

5/14/2018
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10 million Americans have osteoporosis and many more may be at risk of developing the bone disease. Learn the risk factors and what you can do to help improve your bone health. Barbara Hannah Grufferman, a nationally recognized expert on healthy and positive aging shares her tips to achieving a healthy and happy life. This May, she has teamed up with Women In Government, a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators for National Osteoporosis Month. Together,...

Duration:00:07:52

EPISODE 2 - Career Planning and Credentialing for People with Disabilities

8/8/2017
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Women In Government Podcast EPISODE 2: Career Planning and Credentialing for People with Disabilities Featured Guests: Oregon State Senator, Sara Gelser Dr. Joe Ashley, assistant commissioner for grants and special programs, Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and director for Virginia’s Rehabilitation Services Administration funded Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities Project Judy Mortrude, senior policy analyst, Center for Postsecondary and Economic...

Duration:00:58:53

EPISODE 1 - The Employability of People with Disabilities

4/26/2017
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Women In Government Podcast EPISODE 1: Employability of People with Disabilities Featured Guests: Senator Becky Duncan-Massey of Tennessee Kyle Ingram, disabilities employment policy specialist at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and a team member of the State Exchange on Employment and Disability (SEED Project) Bobby Silverstein, principal in the law firm of Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville, PC and team member of the SEED Project Moderated by: Maryland Delegate, Sheree...

Duration:00:40:56