Week of March 6

HUD Charges Bank of America – Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities

On February 27, Disability.Gov announced that HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) has accused Bank of America of discriminating against homebuyers with disabilities. The Charlotte Observer, Fox News, Fox Business, Loan Safe, Care2.com, and the Winston-Salem Journal all had articles on this filing.
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U.N. Rights Commissioner Calls For More Public Participation by Persons with Disabilities

On March 1, the United Nations Rights Commissioner called for greater public participation by persons with disabilities.
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Justice Department Settles Condominium Discrimination Against Veterans with Disabilities

On February 29, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement in Park City, Utah.
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Adults with Disabilities More Likely To Be Abused Than Non-Disabled Adults

On February 28, the Huffington Post reported the results of a Lancet study.
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AHRQ Issues Guide for Community Quality Collaborative Public Reports

February 28 AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) announcement.
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AHRQ on Early Evidence on Patient-Centered Medical Homes

February 29 AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) announcement.
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NIH-AHRQ Announce RFP for Grants for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Infrastructure Development

The NIH (National Institutes of Health) and AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) February 24 request for proposals.
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Young African-Americans Less Likely To Seek Mental Health Care

The National Library of Medicine February 24 Medline Plus article.
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CDC Documents Behavioral Health Problems in Children Ages 4-17

February 24, CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), in its Kids Health E-Newsletter, shared the report here.
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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment – Know What To Ask

NIDA (National Institute of Drug Abuse) report.
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IOM Releases Pediatrics Medication Studies

IOM (Institute of Medicine) report.
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