Tag: disabled

Drawing of Arthritis

The X-rays look very similar for two 60-year-old women with arthritic knees. But the less-educated woman has more severe pain than the person who graduated college. A new study of men and women finds that the degree of knee-joint deterioration visible in an X-ray isn’t the primary reason one person experiences more knee pain than…

Street worker working at night

About one in four state and local government employees – some 6.5 million people – do not participate in the Social Security system. They get their disability insurance, as well as their pensions, from their employers. Whether the coverage is more or less generous than Social Security disability depends on the individual worker’s circumstance and…